20 Sep 2013 02:30
Photos and Text by Rajneesh Badhari.
Nepal is the first country to recognize the third gender category. In 2007, Nepal's apex court ordered to scrap laws that are discriminatory. The court also ordered to draft a new law for same sex marriage, it hasn't materialized as constituent assembly was dissolved without delivering a new constitution.
There are few organization that are openly speaking for the LGBT issues here. But people from LGBT groups are still facing problem. Getting a new job for them has been difficult. Neelam Paudel, 21, from Morang, is one of them.