Transgendered performers in colorful ornaments carefully put on make-up backstage in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 17, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
A Hindu sadhu or holy man walks on the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 26, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
The DJ behind New York City's long-running South Asian LGBT dance party talks about creating a safe space for the community and offers her music picks for the months ahead.
Deepak Rauniyar's debut feature — screening at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City April 25 through May 1 — sets out a fresh new cinematic vision for Nepal.
Suchitra Vijayan's photos capture the bustling human activity at the busiest port of entry between Afghanistan and Pakistan, along "a frontier that at best is a geo-political myth."
Speaking at Asia Society Washington, Indian diplomat Shyam Saran emphatically reiterated India's commitment to Afghanistan's peace process and its confidence in Afghan security forces.
Dusted with shocking pink, vibrant green, opulent purple and every other color under the sun, people in Asia take to the streets to celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors in March 2013.
Bright beams of sunshine bathe the Himalayas peaks in Nepal on February 27, 2013. (anaadi+/Flickr)
As harsh winters and widespread overgrazing take their toll on Mongolia's nomadic pastoral herders, photographer Taylor Weidman joins them on the road to capture a threatened way of life.
In Asia, says the latest winner of Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz Book Award, water has gone from being just an environmental issue to becoming a strategic issue.
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