Topics :: Nepal

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Expeditions to Send Trash Bags to clean Mt. Everest

By Binaj Guruacharya | Mar 29
Mountaineering expedition organizers in Nepal are sending huge trash bags with climbers on Mount Everest during the spring climbing season to collect trash that then can be winched by helicopters back to the base camp.

Nepal's Sexual Minorities Parade to Demand Rights

Aug 30
Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital Sunday to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution.

Family Trekking in Nepal

By Malcolm Foster | Mar 11
If you're looking for a family adventure that immerses you in nature, beauty and a fascinating culture - and you're willing to rough it some - consider trekking in Nepal.

Nepal Gay Community Parades for Same-Sex Marriage

By Binaj Gurubacharya | Aug 11
Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital for a colorful celebration of Gaijatra, a Hindu festival to remember the dead that is gleefully overtaken each year by the country's gay community.

Sexual Minority March in Nepal to Demand Rights

By Binaj Gurubacharya | Aug 22
About 1,000 gays, lesbians, transgender people and their supporters, many dressed in colorful clothes and holding banners, marched through Nepal’s capital on Thursday to celebrate and demand rights for their community, in what has become an annual festiva

Nepal to Issue ’Third Gender’ IDs

Jan 22
An official says Nepal’s government will begin issuing citizenship certificates with the category "third gender" for people who do not wish to be identified as male or female.

Nepal Home for HIV-Positive Orphans Faces Eviction

By Binaj Gurubacharya | Aug 27
Raj Kumar Pun, a 30-year-old high school teacher, took in HIV-positive orphans no one wanted and created a school for them but now faces eviction.

Nepal Lawmaker Asks Facebook for Third Gender

Mar 26
A prominent lawmaker and gay rights activist in Nepal says he has asked Facebook to include a third option for people who do not identify themselves as male or female.

Tiny Nepal Plans Its Own Gay Games Competition

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 23
The tiny Himalayan nation of Nepal plans to launch its own ’gay Olympics’ in the fall. Planners hope visitors will join local competitors in several events that will help further an already rapidly evolving acceptance of gay, lesbian & trans Nepalese.

Hundreds Rally in Nepal for Sexual Rights

Hundreds of gay, lesbian, transgender people marched with supporters in a southern Nepal town Sunday to demand equal rights under a new constitution the country is in the process of writing.

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