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Covering in Katmandu, and the Uncovering of an American Trans Icon

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

While I was operating in western Nepal I could bury myself in my work, pushing aside the desire to just finally come out and transition. One experience in Nepal exemplified my inner conflict and that was the Passover seder we created in Katmandu that year.

Self-Immolation Protests Reach New Milestone

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 02.14.2013 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- A Tibetan man who set himself on fire in Nepal's capital in the latest in a string of self-immolations protesting China's rule over...

Farmers Take On The Colonel

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Poultry farmers in Nepal have stopped trucks importing chicken from India for KFC restaurants and destroyed the cargo. ...

Nepal Avalanche Kills At Least 9

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 11.23.2012 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche hit about two dozen climbers in a camp high on a Himalayan peak at the start of Nepal's autumn climbing season, k...

Despite Deaths, Scores Of Climbers Headed For Everest Summit

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 07.25.2012 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Scores of climbers were headed for the summit of Mount Everest on Friday in what is expected to another busy weekend on the top of ...

73-year-old Japanese Woman Scales Mount Everest

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 05.20.2012 | Weird News

KATMANDU, Nepal -- A 73-year-old Japanese woman climbed to Mount Everest's peak Saturday, smashing her own record to again become the oldest woman to ...

Team Of Scientists Go To Great Heights For Research

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 04.20.2012 | Science

KATMANDU, Nepal -- A team of American scientists and researchers flew to the Mount Everest region on Friday to set up a laboratory at the base of the ...

Father Returns To Nepal In Search For Daughter

AP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Denver

KATMANDU, Nepal — The father of a 23-year-old American woman who went missing more than a year ago while hiking alone in Nepal says he is organi...

Nepal Plane Crash: 4 Americans Among 14 Killed

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

KATMANDU, Nepal — A small passenger plane heading to the Mount Everest region crashed in heavy rain outside Nepal's capital, killing all 14 peop...

Dalai Lama Celebrates 75th Birthday In India With Supporters

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) DHARMSALA, India — The Dalai Lama celebrated his 75th birthday Tuesday with hundreds of cheering followers in this northern Indian town whe...

Oh Eun-sun Becomes First Woman To Conquer World's 14 Highest Mountains (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) -- Scroll down for photos -- KATMANDU, Nepal - A South Korean mountaineer became the first woman to scale the world's 14 highest mountains, crawl...

Apa, Everest Sherpa: Global Warming Makes Climbing Harder

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

KATMANDU, Nepal — A Nepalese Sherpa who climbed Mount Everest for a record 20th time said Tuesday that the melting of glacier ice along its slop...