Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts

25 March 2019

20 March 2019

lead story - Japan urged to stop transgender sterilization requirement

Press
NBC News


Emperor Jimmu (~660 BCE)

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27 January 2019

lead story - Japan's Supreme Court upholds transgender sterilization requirement

AP
NBC News


Supreme Court of Japan
Tokyo, Japan

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19 January 2019

16 December 2018

Japan - Shiseido Japan’s same-sex kiss ad wins gold in Epica advertising awards

Katy Kelly
SoraNews 24


Shiseido Japan
Tokyo, Japan

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14 October 2018

lead story - One Night, Hot Springs uses social anxiety to explain what it’s like to be transgender in Japan

Michael Moore
The Verge


King of Na gold seal
Tokyo, Japan

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04 June 2018

Japan - Social security for transgender people expands; obstacles remain in old age

Press
Japan Today


Japan, Takezaki Suenaga, 1293 CE

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please press:  japantoday.com

22 March 2018

Japan - LGBT pioneer calls for strategy to spread message

Ayako Hirayama
Japan Times


neighborhood in Tokyo

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19 December 2017

Japan urged to end forced sterilization of transgender people

Sierra C. Jackson
NBC


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22 August 2017

20 May 2017

Nishio, Aichi, Japan


tea grown at Nishio

Credit:  http://www.japanesegreentea-nishio-australia.com.au/image/body_bg.jpg

ezs note:  Well, how'd you like to meet at the other end of the earth?  Well, just click on Nishio, Aichi, Japan! While we're there, we'll have a lovely cup of tea!

19 May 2017

Japanese Transgender Politician Is Showing ‘I Exist Here’

Mokoto Rich
The New York Times


Tomoya Hosoda

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18 March 2017

Japan becomes first country in the world to elect a transgender man to a public office (UK)

Chloe Farand
Independent


scene in Iruma, Japan

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21 February 2016

Tokyo cops conclude dogs mauled transgender man’s face after suicide (Japan)

Staff
The Tokyo Reporter

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Tokyo, Japan

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ezs note:  Suicide among transgender people isn't just common in the US - it's worldwide!  In Japan, you can find help through Befrienders International at the following locations:  Aichi, Kumano, Miyazaki, Iwate, Osaka, or Tokyo.  (all times are Japan Standard Time)  Thanks.

04 July 2015

Tokyo, Japan

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18 April 2015

Guam should extend marriage equality today

James Perez Servino
Guampdn.com
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22 February 2015

More U.S. firms eyeing LGBT consumers (Japan)

Kunihiko Yasue
The Japan Times


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