Kyle Knight is a researcher in the LGBT rights program at Human Rights Watch. Prior to joining the LGBT rights program, he was a fellow at the Williams Institute of the University of California at Los Angeles and a Fulbright scholar in Nepal. As a journalist he has worked for Agence France-Presse in Nepal and for IRIN, the UN’s humanitarian news service, reporting from Burma, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Indonesia. He has previously worked for UNAIDS, the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, and in the children’s rights and health and human rights divisions at Human Rights Watch. He studied cultural anthropology at Duke University.
- CommentaryPublished in The Guardian
- Humanitarian Exchange: Making disaster risk reduction and relief programmes LGBTI inclusive: examples from Nepal
- UNICEF/UN Women: Understanding the needs and capacities of LGBTI persons in disasters and emergencies
- Emory International Law Review: Establishing A Third Gender Category in Nepal: Process and Prognosis
- Forced Migration Review: gender identity and disaster response in Nepal