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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Hundreds march in Nepal in support of gay rights | Asia News – Politics, Media, Education | Asian Correspondent

Hundreds march in Nepal in support of gay rights | Asia News – Politics, Media, Education | Asian Correspondent

POKHARA, Nepal (AP) — Gays, lesbians, transgender people and their supporters marched in a Nepalese town Friday to demand recognition as a third gender in citizen certificates, to allow same-sex marriage and to criminalize discrimination based on sexual preference.
Nepal Gay Rally
A participant pictured at a gay rally in Pokhara 200 kilometers (125 miles) from Katmandu, Nepal, Friday. Pic: AP.
Dressed in colorful clothes, laden with beads and other jewelry, they danced to Bollywood music played over loudspeakers as they marched for about 3 kilometers (2 miles) though the center of Pokhara, a resort town 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of the capital, Katmandu.

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