Survey Reveals 1 in 3 Japanese LGBTQ High School Students Have Self-Harmed

The results of a survey into the reality of LGBT prejudice and bullying administered to around 10,000 high school students were revealed on March 19. The survey was conducted by the Mie Prefecture Gender Equality Planning Center and Takarazuka University Nursing Science Department Professor Yasuharu Hidaka. Around 10,000 students attending Mie prefectural public high schools were surveyed. There were six➡︎

Revised Japanese Hotel Industry Guidelines Clearly Condemn LGBT Discrimination

“Hotels and inns may not refuse accommodation to same-sex couples.” The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, has made revisions to the management guidelines for hotels and inns and has stated that careful consideration must be taken in order not to refuse accommodation on the grounds of sexual identity or gender identity. Refusing accommodation to same-sex couples has already been➡︎