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Miss Pink Pageant in photos

Members of the transgender community gesture on stage of Miss Pink Pageant in Kathmandu on May 16, 2024. (Photo: PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP)

Kathmandu: To mark the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia, Transphobia, and Aphobia, Miss Pink Pageant was organized by Blue Diamond Society in Kathmandu on May 16, 2024. Here are glimpses of the event:

A member of the transgender community, Anmol Rai reacts after winning the Miss Pink Pageant in Kathmandu on May 16, 2024. (Photo: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP)
A member of the transgender community, Anmol Rai waves after winning the Miss Pink Pageant in Kathmandu on May 16, 2024. (Photo: Prakash Mathema/AFP)
A member of the transgender community walks on stage of Miss Pink Pageant in Kathmandu on May 16, 2024. (Photo: Prakash Mathema/ AFP)
Members of the transgender community take part in the Miss Pink Pageant in Kathmandu on May 16, 2024. (Photo: Prakash Mathema/AFP)