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.
Traveled to NEPAL? Did you feel comfortable being out while you were there?
I was very comfortable
It was not an issue
I hid my sexual orientation while I was there
I was discriminated against because of my sexual orientation
I feel safe now,” says Om, a 24-year-old who identifies as third gender, as he walks across Bageshwori Park in Nepalgunj to buy coconut milk. “I used to come to this park at night to meet friends, but I was beaten in the bathroom one time because of how I look, so I never went back.” Om is back in the park for a special occasion: the opening of Nepal’s first gender-inclusive public toilet. >>>
On Dec. 27, 2007, the Supreme Court of Nepal issued a decision that has been called "arguably the single most comprehensive judgment affirming protections for gender identity anywhere in the world." The decision in Pant v. Nepal was overwhelmingly in favor of the petitioners, a group of local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) rights NGOs led by Sunil Babu Pant, president of the Blue Diamond Society, a sexual health and human rights organization founded in 2001. >>>