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Sep 13, 2007 Quickie Link: Nepal Lesbians Gear For First Public Wedding
By vanrozenheim

(Nepal) - Two Nepalese Gay women, Kalpana Pariyar, a fresh-faced 21-year-old from Karabari village, and Sabi Bishwokorma, 32, from the same region, have married despite the prejudice of the society. Disowned by their families, the defiant women came to Kathmandu this week looking for support from Blue Diamond Society (BDS), Nepal's only gay rights organisation that last year organised the kingdom's first public Gay marriage. On Wednesday, hundreds of Gays, Lesbians and Transgenders marched through the capital, chanting slogans. The rally was the culmination of a two-day seminar on creating a more inclusive and tolerant society that ended with a Kathmandu Declaration.

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