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HRW Reports: LGBT Awareness In Schools Should Rise

Human Rights Watch recently wrote about a rare opportunity to implement LGBT awareness in schools nationwide. This comes as the Japanese government takes a...
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Japanese Uni Student Visits Mississippi To Learn About LGBTQ Issues

In honor of LGBT history month, a number of people representing several educational institutions gathered in Mississippi to discuss the ongoing challenges that face...
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Rakuten Adds To List Of Employers Offering Inclusive Benefits For Employees

Global news blog reports that Japanese e-commerce giant, Rakuten is joining the growing number of companies in Japan to provide inclusive benefits to...

Interracial Gay couple living in Japan marry in California

Two men who have been together for more than three decades have finally made the decision to marry in California, USA. Dale Green and...

Small Kichijoji store aims to fill big gap in LGBT goods

As originally reported by The Japan Times, a small shop in the Kichijoji area of Tokyo is bringing attention to the LGBT community with...

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Out With… Ryu

We recently met up with Ryusuke Kawahara in Kawasaki, Japan. Coming from a mixed race background, Ryu has a unique experience as a Gay...
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Seeing Silver

Toppin is off to Hong Kong! In preparation for his trip, he changed up his look for this week. A much more mellow and simple...
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Out With… Becky

Gay in Japan recently sat down with Rebecca Beardsley, an ESL teacher living on Iki island in Nagasaki prefecture. Originally from the Bay area...
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Calling All Spirits

Halloween is approaching! As tribute we take a look back at one of Toppin's darker designs, perfect for the season! For this look Toppin was...
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We Want You!

Share With Us Gay in Japan is now online! Thank you to all who made it possible! We are now looking for ideas for new topics...
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Homemade Kawaii Laptop Case

Being a web designer, Toppin literally lives off of his computer.  An essential tool that rarely leaves his side, his laptop is almost an...