Japan: First LGBT-inclusive textbooks for elementary schools in Japan

Publishers of elementary school textbooks in Japan have included LGBT information in the latest editions of their books.

Two out of five government-accredited publishers have included content on sexuality and gender identityaccording to NHK.

The books teach that people may be attracted to people of the same sex.

They also explain how different gender identities should be respected.

High school textbooks in Japan began including LGBTI information in 2017. Junior-high school textbooks began in 2018. Read more via Gay Star News