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This year began with such hope for transgender people in Nepal as the government announced citizens could identify as “other” on their passports. We were getting ready to celebrate the issuing of the first of these pioneering passports, when disaster struck the country. Among the thousands of people who were killed by the earthquake which hit the Kathmandu area a little over a month ago, were Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersexual and Questioning (LGBTIQ) friends too. Ciatala died when a house...

Dear friends and colleagues, With heavy hearts, sadness and sense of fear, Blue Diamond Society, on behalf of Nepalese sexual and gender minority communities, sends this updates on aftermath of recent devastating earthquake that hit Nepal hard. You must have heard the news and some information already shared from our founder Sunil babu pant and other colleagues of BDS that LGBTI community are also equally affected if not more. The level of devastation in Nepal is huge and much is still...