Born With Pride - Coffee Table Book
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) Regional Office South Asia is thrilled to present the latest edition of our remarkable "Born with Pride" series: a captivating coffee table book. This coffee table book is an exquisite collection of stories that beautifully captures the diverse lives and experiences of 22 LGBTQIA+ individuals primarily from South Asia. The people showcased within the pages of this book are none other than those who participated in the FNF Regional Conference on "Born with Pride," held in Kathmandu in September 2022. Within its pages, the reader embarks on a profound journey through the personal narratives of these individuals. With unwavering authenticity and remarkable courage, they share their deeply personal tales of self-discovery, self-acceptance, and the pursuit of happiness.
As the reader delves into the pages of this book, they are transported into a world where societal norms clash with personal identity. The stories within serve as a powerful reminder of the challenges faced by the LGBTQIA+ community in a region where acceptance and understanding can often be elusive. However, amidst these challenges, the book illuminates the triumphs, resilience, and sheer power of love that emerge when individuals embrace their true selves.
This coffee table book is more than a collection of stories; it celebrates the human spirit. It invites us to witness the vibrant tapestry of experiences and emotions that shape the lives of LGBTQIA+ individuals in South Asia. These narratives inspire us to cultivate acceptance, understanding, and empathy. It is a heartfelt call to action, reminding us of the importance of creating a world that embraces and celebrates the beautiful diversity of human identities.