A Diamond in the rough

In Nepal LGBTQI+ rights are on an ongoing issue for those who live within the capital city of Katmandu.  The Blue Diamond Society was set up to support those who identify as queer and struggle to be recognised in mainstream Nepalese society.  Most of the men and women featured here are living double lives, with many entering marriage with a cis gender woman to maintain their cover and hide their sexual orientation. 

 

 

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Being able to openly identify as a transgender man in Nepal can result in being outcast from the family. The name of this transgender man has not been included for this reason as they hold up and image of themselves before transition. 

Being able to openly identify as a transgender man in Nepal can result in being outcast from the family. The name of this transgender man has not been included for this reason as they hold up and image of themselves before transition.