Nepal: Gay activists rally to help those struggling to stay alive after earthquake

In times of terror, Nepalese LGBTI activists and others around the world are rallying to help people stay alive. Saturday's massive earthquake has killed at least 7,000 people and injured 6,500.

The US, UK, Australia, China, India, Israel, Japan and Pakistan have all provided aid to the country. But Nepal says they need more, with shortages of water, food, electricity and medicine.

Sunil Babu Pant, the country's first gay politician, is leading the charge to help the LGBTI community. Often in times of crisis, LGBTI people can be especially vulnerable. In previous disaster situations, gay men were denied food aid in Haiti after the 2008 earthquake and trans people were denied entry to IDP camps after the floods in Pakistan because they didn't possess proper government ID that matched their appearance. Trans women have already had difficulty in Nepal accessing toilets. Read More