Articles tagged 'japan'
Japan is the only G7 country not to have same-sex marriage or civil unions.
A trans woman brought her case against the government to a court in Tokyo, arguing that her workplace discriminated against her when it limited the bathrooms that she could use.
A woman in Japan, sued the operator of an Osaka hospital where she works, claiming she suffered undue emotional distress after her boss revealed to colleagues she had transitioned some years earlier due to her gender dysphoria.
Japan’s law regulators label the failure to recognise same-sex unions a 'serious human rights violation’.
'This acknowledges that we are here’ politician Taiga Ishikawa said of LGBT people as he won a seat in Japan’s Upper House
Only 9% of the notoriously anti-LGBT Liberal Democratic Party candidates standing in upcoming elections said they backed equal marriage.
Plaintiffs in a landmark equal marriage lawsuit accuse Japanese government of ‘denying their existence’ by arguing they were not expected when Japan’s Constitution was written.
Sadako Tsujigami wants to protect LGBT students from discrimination.
Japan is known for its tough inmigration stance and accepts less than 100 refugees each year.
The bill contains no mention of marriage rights or anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people.
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