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134 Couples Utilizing Same-Sex Partnership Systems Across Japan

On October 31st, Nijiiro Diversity released the latest statistics regarding the usage of same-sex partnership systems that have been implemented in six municipalities across Japan.

126 Couples Utilizing Same-Sex Partnership Systems Across Japan

On September 21st, Nijiiro Diversity released the latest statistics regarding the usage of same-sex partnership systems that have been implemented in six municipalities across Japan.

121 Couples Utilizing Same-Sex Partnership Systems Across Japan

On August 10th, Nijiiro Diversity, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of equal rights for gender and sexual minorities in Japan, released the latest statistics regarding the…

Review: ‘Okoge’

Okoge (おこげ) akuakehiro Nakajima (director, writer) September 13, 1993 120 minutes DVD, Digital Okoge, is a 1993 film by Takehiro Nakajima which depicts the hardships of gay people…

YouTube Japan Compiles “Pride Playlist” of Educational LGBT Videos

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, YouTube Japan has compiled a ‘Pride Playlist’ of 20 videos that offer insight about being LGBT in Japan.

LGBT In Japan Pride Month Reading Roundup

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, we’ve prepared a roundup of our best original posts and translated articles that offer insight into the history, experiences, and progress of gender…

Japan Society’s “A Third Gender” Exhibition Highlights the Bishounen of Centuries Past

Last week, I finally had a chance to visit the Japan Society to experience their latest exhibition, A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints.

Japanese Idol Group “Tacoyaki Rainbow” Sing LGBT Diversity; Progress or Pandering?

“7 billion people, rainbow!” “Male and female, rainbow!” “Gloomy and cheerful, rainbow!” “Niche and major, rainbow!” “Love comes in all colors, Rainbow!” So begins RAINBOW~Because I’m Me~ (RAINBOW~私は私やねんから〜), released…

Review: My Brother’s Husband – Volume 1

My Brother’s Husband (弟の夫) Gengoroh Tagame (Author), Anne Ishii (Translator) May 2, 2017 Pantheon Graphic Novels, 352 Pages Print/Digital While I’m not an avid reader of gay manga,…