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Japan is not going to deport gay Taiwanese

Japan has cancelled plans to deport a gay Taiwanese man away from his Japanese boyfriend. One lawyer said: “It’s the first time special permission...

Human Rights Watch condemns transgender policy in Japan

A Human Rights Watch report has criticized the procedure for legally changing gender in Japan harmful and out-of date because it still requires sterilization....

One more Japanese city recognizes same-sex unions

Chiba, which is home to a million people, issued certificates to four same-sex couples on January 29th according to the reports from the local...

Supreme Court of Japan rules that trans people still need sterilization

The Supreme Court of Japan has upheld a law which forces transgender people to get sterilized in order to be officially recognized by their...

Queer Eye guys fly to Japan

Netflix show giving queer makeover to (mostly) straight people filmed 4 new episodes in the Country of the Rising Sun. In a statement about...

Japanese lesbians sue the government for the right to marry

A lesbian couple is planning to sue Japan’s government in order to legalize same-sex marriage. Japanese citizen Ai Nakajima is in relationships with Kristina...

Japanese lawmaker says LGBT population growth would lead to the nation’s...

Katsuei Hirasawa of the Liberal Democratic Party made the comments at an event in Japan two weeks ago. The comments were broadcast on Nippon...

Japanese lesbians are to wed in all countries where it is...

A Japanese lesbian couple is planning to visit all 26 countries where same-sex marriage is legal to protest against marriage equality still being illegal...

Japanese MP finally commented her previous anti-LGBT rhetoric

A Japanese MP who claimed in an article in July that same-sex relationships would be damaging for society. Mio Sugita, who is a member...

Japanese reality show Terrace House is to welcome queer contestants

The series, currently in its fourth season, follows six strangers—three men and three women, who live in one house and try to build normal...

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