As feminism is the source of material creation and the Atman (the consciousness) needs the wild-nature to become Jiva-Atma(the life-force), these festivals are also about respecting and celebrating the wild-nature, materialism, feminism and motherhood
As Nepal was never colonized, hence it never criminalized homosexuals and third genders, and the Nepali societies are relatively more tolerant towards our LGBTIQ populations compared to many other countries across the world. Thus the ‘Gay Pride Marching’ is not only unnecessary but can become counterproductive too
Nicola won the award for a feature story that was published in Gaylaxy in August 2015. The feature, titled 'Life With a Transman in an Earthquake Relief Camp, Kathmandu' follows Badri Pun, a Nepalese transman and the hardships he and others have to face due to te Earthquake that brought devastation in Nepal
If we are truly honest with ourselves, we might realise that somewhere within our family circle and networks of friends, there is someone who is either lesbian or gay or bisexual, transsexual, intersex or queer.