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Get acquainted with the just-announced Gay Mr. Handsome Nepal 2017

On Tuesday evening, the winner of the Mr. Gay Handsome Nepal 2017 was announced.

The trophy was handed to Manindra Singh (above, center), who was awarded a prize of 50,000 rupees (roughly $500).

Top 10 of Mr. Gay Handsome Nepal 2017 Photo by Republicahttp://www.myrepublica.com/news/33269/

Posted by Nepali Beauty on Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Organized by the Blue Diamond Society, the pageant is centered around gay men who are not only handsome but fighting for gay rights in Nepal.

Mr. Gay Handsome Nepal 2017 is Manindra Singh from Sarlahi District 1st Runner Up – Birendra Chaudhary from Kailali…

Posted by Nepali Beauty on Tuesday, December 26, 2017

It’s the third edition of the pageant since 2013.

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Participants walk on ramp during the Mr Gay and Handsome Nepal 2017 at Nepal Nachghar in the Capital on Tuesday.Post Photo: Sanjog Manandhar

Posted by Kathmandu Post on Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Contestants were trained by Malvika Subba, a former Miss Nepal.

 

Nepal is currently considered one of the most LGBTQ-friendly countries in all of South Asia.

 

Watch footage from the pageant below:

h/t: NewNowNext