Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex People Residing on Blue Diamond Society of Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu, Nepal: A Social Life Perspective

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Suraksha Subedi
Maginsh Dahal
Kushalata Baral
Bimal Baral
Sanjita Rai

Abstract

Background: Sex refers to biological and physical characteristics that are linked with labeled male or female. Transgender refers to a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex.

Objectives: The objective of the study was to determine the social life of LGBTI living at blue diamond society.

Methodology: A descriptive cross-sectional study design was adopted among 188 respondents living at Blue diamond society Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu. Non-probability, purposive sampling technique and structured interview were used for data collection. Data was analyzed by using SPSS version 16 and percentage was calculated and presented in tables.

Results: Among 188 respondents, 28.2% were transgender male, 28.7% were transgender female, 22.9%were gay and 20.2% were lesbian, all (100%) of the respondents have difficulty walking outside the society, all(100%) of the respondent have difficult to adjust beside their own society and all(100%) of the respondents do not have job opportunity in the society.

Conclusion: The above results concluded that further studies on various topics related to LGBTI are needed to conduct for improvement of social life of LGBTI.

Keywords:
LGBTI, social life, transgender, Blue Diamond Society, Nepal.

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Subedi, S., Dahal, M., Baral, K., Baral, B., & Rai, S. (2019). Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex People Residing on Blue Diamond Society of Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu, Nepal: A Social Life Perspective. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, 30(7), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.9734/jammr/2019/v30i730211
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