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Third Gender Nepal

Living Gay: A Perspective from Nepal (Part 1)

Bibek Bhandari | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Bibek Bhandari

For 26 years, he lived as a man. But in 2008, Krishna Thapa, now known as Jyoti, finally had the courage to live as who he feels: as a woman.

Dividing By Three: Nepal Recognizes A Third Gender

Kyle Knight | Posted 04.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Kyle Knight

The piecemeal implementation of the third-gender category tells the story both of the relentless activism on the ground and of the politics of sexuality and gender rights in contemporary Nepal.