Nepal Adds “Third Gender” To Census

01/12/2011 § Leave a comment

nepal steps ahead after a supereme court decision to recognize transgender people in their census and adding a 3rd gender category.

via jezebel:

“This year’s census in Nepal includes a new category for transgender people, thanks to a recently-passed anti-discrimination law. Parliamentarian Sunil Babu Pant says the transgender community is happy because, “This shows that the government has started to recognise them.””

more: http://www.gaynz.com/articles/publish/3/article_9778.php

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