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Nepal: A beacon for gay tourism?

As it recovers from a decade-long insurgency, the small Himalayan country looks to the multibillion-dollar gay tourism market to boost its sliding economy.

 
 

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Gay, lesbian and transgender people and their supporters dance during a gay parade in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hundreds of participants dressed in colorful clothes danced through the main streets of Kathmandu led by Sunil Pant, a member of Nepal's parliament and the nation's most prominent gay activist.


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Nepal: A beacon for gay tourism?
Photos | As it recovers from a decade-long insurgency, the small Himalayan country looks to the multibillion-dollar gay tourism market to boost its sliding economy.

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