Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Have you been the victim of violence because of your sexual orientation in NEPAL?
Yes, I don’t ever feel safe
Yes, by individuals
Yes, by a group
Yes, by the police
(Sunil Babu Pant) - In every part of the world, people associate certain things with pride and certain things with shame. Naturally, people love to show off, express or act out things that society believes are matters of pride; and people hide, play down or repress, even with violence, things that they believe are associated with shame. Unfortunately, these social responses and reactions to pride and shame have, for centuries, been based on gender, not on conduct. >>>
The newly proposed criminal code in Nepal is reported to contain provisions which will criminalise "unnatural" sexual acts including same-sex sexual relations. Fridae speaks to Sunil Pant, an activist and Nepal’s first openly gay MP, about the impact of the new laws if approved.
The Kathmandu District Court (KDC) on Tuesday acquitted a lesbian traffic policewoman Rubina Hussein, who was charged with abduction and sexual abuse of 17-year old Pujan Basnet. KDC Judge Lekhnath Ghimire acquitted Hussein concluding that the charges against her were false, biased and baseless. >>>