Training session begins

Kathmandu (Pahichan) May 8 – Closed-door training session has begun for the 18 transgender woman who were selected for Miss Pink Competition. The competition is taking place on May 17, the international day against homopbhobia and transphobia.  Blue Diamond Society is going to organize the competition.

The participants in the training represent the various districts. Choreographer Rajesh Lama, Simran Sherchan of National Federation of Sexual and Gender Minority, Bhumika shrestha of Blue Diamond Society and former Miss Pink Ani Lama are providing training to them.

Rajesh is playing a special role in the training. Now, members of this community are gradually disclosing their identity. “Is there anyone who want to be exposed in media?,” Chairman of Blue Diamond Society said.

Gurung said members of this community are very frank and they are putting their positions without any hesitations.  The selected participants said it is their achievement to set such stage.

Name Address
1 Anisha Dhamala Dhangadhi
2 Naina Raut Birgunj
3 Rabina Nepal Ilam
4 Aakriti Chettri Damak
5 Awantika Gharti Magar Butwal
6 Rubeena Tamang Sindhupalchowk
7 Anjel Lama Kathmandu
8 Akanshya Gurung Chitwan
9 Isha Nepal Kathmandu
10 Simpal Bista Dang
11 Sahira Lama Kathmandu
12 Manisha Lama Sarlahi
13 Sofiya Lama Kathmandu
14 Kajol Budathoki Sindhuli
15 Rubeena Bhujel Jhapa
16 Muskan Gurung Lamjung
17 Sapani Rana Pokhara
18 Sushma Ranabhat Chitwan

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