Laxmi Ghalan, the visionary founder and president of Mitini Nepal, an organization working for the rights and dignity of Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender persons in Nepal. Ghalan is a passionate LGBTI activist at the forefront of fighting for equality and inclusion. Their tireless efforts have paved the way for empowering the LGBTQ+ community and challenging societal norms. Through advocacy and leadership, Laxmi has become a driving force in fostering acceptance and creating a safer, more inclusive society for all. Ghalan do not want to identify neither as male or as female but they/them and through Mitini Nepal, Ghalan has been providing a safe platform for lesbian women to voice out their issues and prioritize their concerns freely without being diluted among the issues of gays and transgenders.