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Nepal Transgender Rights

Glennisha Morgan

University Breaks Fresh Ground With Transgender Publication | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Dr. Susan Stryker (University of Arizona) and Dr. Paisley Currah (CUNY-Brooklyn) are collaborating with Duke University Press to bring forth TSQ: Tran...

Nepal To Issue 'Third Gender' IDs

AP | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- An official says Nepal's government will begin issuing citizenship certificates with the category "third gender" for people who do ...

Nepal Flushes Out Genderism

Kyle Knight | Posted 07.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Kyle Knight

"I feel safe now," says Om, a 24-year-old who identifies as third-gender, as he walks across Bageshwori Park in Nepalgunj to buy coconut milk. Om is back in the park for a special occasion: the opening of Nepal's first gender-inclusive public toilet.

Nepal's Third Gender And The Recognition Of Gender Identity

Kyle Knight | Posted 06.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Kyle Knight

Since the 2007 decision in Pant v. Nepal, only two citizens, through relentless personal advocacy, have successfully received documents that reflect their true gender identity. Several international law arguments can support Nepali activists in their fight for legal recognition.

Nepal's Sunil Pant Keeps His Country At The Forefront Of LGBT Rights

Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols | Posted 06.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols

There is not one single gay bar in Nepal. Yet this small country, which ranks near the bottom of the Human Development Index, emerges as a world leader in progressive laws supporting LGBT individuals. The man behind all of this is Sunil Pant.

A Not-So-Straight Adventure

Kyle Knight | Posted 03.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Kyle Knight

Itching for adventure, Lisa and Jenni decided to drop their lives in the Bay Area and spend a year traveling the world. Their mission, simply put, was to meet the world's "Supergays" wherever they went.