Nepal’s First Transgender Woman To Fly Using New Passport Denoting ‘Other’

Bhumika Shrestha proudly holds up her passport as the first transgender person to fly using her new passport that denotes “other” as her gender, as she boards a plane to New Delhi, India on Tuesday, October 6. (Photo: Courtesy of the Blue Diamond Society)

Bhumika Shrestha tests out her new passport denoting “other” as her gender at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal by Heather Cassell Looking at Bhumika Shrestha as she makes her way through Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, an average onlooker would only notice that she’s a beautiful young woman. What onlookers don’t