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Ain't No Mountain High Enough to Stop Gay Pride in Nepal
by UpFront Radio (reposted)
Sunday Jun 24th, 2007 9:14 AM
Sunday, June 24, 2007 :While lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride parades march down the main street of many U.S. cities like San Francisco, in Nepal the country's only LGBT group struggles to have its voice heard.
But Sunil Pant, the founder of the Blue Diamond Society in Nepal, tells UpFront host Sandip Roy that LGBT populations in Nepal are trying to take advantage of the democracy movement, perhaps even amending the country's constitution.

Sunil Pant, founder of the Blue Diamond Society, the only LGBT support group in Nepal and the winner of the prestigious 2007 Felipa de Souza Award from the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission discusses the challenges (and pleasures) of being gay in Nepal.

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