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Roshan Mahato Nepal Lgbti Student Forum

Nepal's LGBTI-Rights Movement: Personal Perspectives (AUDIO, PHOTOS)

Bibek Bhandari | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bibek Bhandari

In a society still divided by caste and ethnic identity, a discourse on sexual identity seems to be less of a priority. Despite official recognition and a lenient social attitude, family pressure and social expectations still prevent most people from coming out.

Patient Courage: A Leader For LGBTI Students In Nepal

Kyle Knight | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kyle Knight

Standing in the courtyard at RR Campus in Kathmandu, Roshan Mahato looks relaxed and proud. This, just seven years ago, was the spot where he was teased and harassed so badly by his peers that he transferred to another college. Today he is the president of Nepal's LGBTI Student Forum.