In December 2007, the Supreme Court of Nepal issued a groundbreaking verdict in favor of sexual and gender minorities. The decision in Pant v. Nepal quickly became famous for declaring full, fundamental human rights for all "sexual and gender minorities"-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex ("LGBTI") citizens.
Michael Bochenek & Kyle Knight,
Establishing a Third Gender Category in Nepal: Process and Prognosis,
Emory Int'l L. Rev.
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