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Mitini Nepal continues to help gender minorities shine on, by Anjali Subedi (nlt 19/05/2023)

Mitini Nepal marks International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOTB) 2023 (ae 17/05/2023)

Rainbow over Nepal : We have become a society more accommodating of differences than could be imagined earlier, by Deepak Thapa (kp 04/05/2023)

Nepal’s queer community watching India with interest : Supreme Court of Nepal in 2007 ordered the government to recognise same-sex marriages, but there’s no law yet, by Anup Ojha (kp 19/04/2023)

Sex-selective abortions rampant, resulting in decreasing number of baby girls (kh 13/04/2023)

Binary compulsion: A dangerous gender myth, by Sunil Babu Pant (ae 23/03/2023)

Nepal has mixed record on LGBT rights: Report (ht 22/01/2023)

Don’t remove LGBTIQ+ persons from the PR closed list: SC (kh 14/11/2022), Court orders Election Commission not to remove names of LGBTIQ+ from the PR list (nlt 15/11/2022)

LGBTIQA+ community in Nepal: Upset over electoral underrepresentation, by Cilla Khatry (ae 29/09/2022)

Violence against LGBTQI+ people continues : Safety of sexual minorities in question after two members of the queer community were beaten up on suspicions of stealing babies in Siraha on Saturday, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 15/09/2022)

Gender equality: Heading towards right direction, by Samrat Dhungana (ht 01/09/2022)

‘Nepal has strong laws for LGBTQI+ groups but there’s gap in implementation’, interview with Jessica Stern (kp 14/08/2022)

Pride Month: What does it mean to be an ally? While queer supporters are on the rise, there are still things they need to consider and learn to be a better ally, by Pinki Sris Rana and Shranup Tandukar (kp 11/06/2022)

Tribhuvan University system doesn’t recognise transgender student : For trans individuals, it’s a constant fight in every step with systemic barriers almost on all fronts, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 09/06/2022)

Queer celebrations essential for anti-homophobic society : Nepal addressed the rights of the LGBTIQA+ community in its constitution, in Articles 12, 18, 42. That was a hopeful start. Disappointingly, there has been no reflection of that in our nation’s plans and policies, by Cilla Khatry (ae 19/05/2022)

Nepal marks International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia : Queer individuals across seven provinces came together in Kathmandu to celebrate the day (kp 18/05/2022)

Transgender people’s qualms continue as Nepal votes in local polls tomorrow : While the Election Commission has taken some steps to try and create a safe voting environment for transgender people, activists say that there is still a lack of nuanced understanding of transgender issues, by Shranup Tandukar (kp 12/05/2022)

Nepali transgender rights activist Bhumika Shrestha wins Int'l Women of Courage Award (ht 10/03/2022)

Medical curriculum has outdated information on queer people : Queer medical students say they are appalled by some of the terms in their textbooks that have a regressive take, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 26/01/2022)

Gender bias forcing women into sex-selective abortions : Sex-selective abortions are illegal in Nepal but are still widely practised for preference of sons over daughters, rights activists say, by Rupa Gahatraj and Aakash Chaudhary (kp 13/01/2022)

Purbanchal University comes under fire for denying registration and admit card to a student identifying as a transwoman : The incident sparks conversation on the exclusionary way Nepal’s education institutions treat transgender students, by Prasun Sangroula (nlt 09/01/2022)

Discussion on LGBTQ: Start from the grassroots level, by Sugam Gautam (ht 08/12/2021)

Nepal has yet to legalize same sex marriage, leaving couples disoriented : Queer rights activists have been fighting for legalization of same sex marriage for the past 14 years but there is still no sign of response from the state, by Anushka Nepal (nlt 26/11/2021)

Main census questionnaire does not recognise queer people : The gender category ‘others’ in Form 1 of the census has been removed in Form 2 of the census, much to the dismay of activists, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 16/11/2021)

For queer people with disabilities, the path to acceptance is more arduous : They face more prejudices in the forms of queerphobia and ableism, activists say, by Ankit Khadgi (kp 03/09/2021)

Crossdressing traditions are not a yardstick of trans friendliness : Men dressing up as ‘women’ is good for festivals; it doesn’t mean society is trans-friendly, by Rukshana Kapali (kp 27/06/2021)

The inclusivity problem with Nepal’s census : The Central Bureau of Statistics’ upcoming census decision to count all the queer population under the category of ‘others’ is highly problematic, say activists, by Ankit Khadgi (kp 18/05/2021)

‘Son preference manifestation of gender inequality’ (ht 14/03/2021)

New gender equality policy to end discrimination (ht 11/03/2021) [???]

‘Implement recommendation on LGBTI’ (ht 20/12/2020), People from LGBT community suffering from stress (ht 23/12/2020)

Three held on charge of harassing transgender Nikisha Shrestha, by Krishna Kisi (rep 20/11/2020)

A group of activists strives to end forced imposition of the third gender labelTired of forceful enforcement of the ‘third gender’ identity by both society and the state, young transgender activists have formed Trans Rights Collective to advocate for equal and inclusive rights for Nepal’s transgender population, by Ankit Khadgi (kp 22/10/2020)

Govt urged to protect rights, interests of LGBTI people (ht 02/07/2020)

Socially isolated and in financial despair, LGBTIQ individuals are taking their own lives: The lockdown has taken away livelihoods and forced queer individuals back in with prejudiced families, leading to social isolation and failing mental health, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 27/06/2020)

Nepal might have made progress when it comes to queer rights but it still has a long way to go: Although the constitution enshrines equal rights regardless of gender, sexual identity or orientation, same-sex marriage is still not legal, by Ankit Khadgi (kp 17/05/2020)

For an already vulnerable queer community, the lockdown could make things worse: LGBTIQ individuals often rely on external support structures to maintain their physical, mental and emotional health, but the prolonged nationwide lockdown has closed them all down, by Monica Khanal (kp 10/05/2020)

The case for achieving gender parity: Formal structures like laws and policies play a decisive role in eliminating gender inequality, by Geeta Bhattrai Bastakoti (kp 10/03/2020)

With wider visibility and legal sanctions, parents of queer individuals are coming around: Accepting that their child is LGBTIQ can be difficult for parents who grew up in a more conservative time, but things are slowly changing, by Monica Khanal (kp 08/03/2020)

Gender Landscape In Nepali Media, by Kundan Aryal (rn 06/03/2020)

CBS will use census method to collect details of sexual and gender minorities, by Shree Ram Subedi (rep 15/02/2020)

Herstory’ repeats itself: The misogynic politics of all political parties mustered to make women the political underdogs of Nepal, by Chandra Bhadra (kp 13/02/2020)

Think of their mental health: Evidence shows that even within the LGBTI community, Lesbian, Bisexual Women, and Trans-men (LBT) suffer profound adversities which have triggered alarming increase in mental health issue, by Ayush Joshi (rep 06/02/2020)

For most transgender women, sex work remains the only way to make a living: Faced with discriminatory hiring practices, most transgender individuals are unable to get jobs and resort to sex work, which comes with its own hazards, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 24/01/2020)

Murder of transwoman shows that things remain perilous for the LGBTIQ community: Ajita Bhujel’s murder in Hetauda has the trans community concerned for their safety and security, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 20/01/2020)

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