Members of the Caucus will be meeting in Tokyo on 19 September for a series of meetings on LGBT+ priorities in the Asia-Pacific region, in association with the Lawyers for LGBT & Allies Network and Freshfields.
HIV and LGBTI community heroes from across Asia and the Pacific are set to be honoured at a special event in Bangkok in November, with organisers of the 3rd HERO Awards currently seeking nominations from community members across the region
A group of top lawyers in Japan called on the government and parliament on Thursday to legalize same-sex marriage by revising relevant laws.
Japan's first openly gay male lawmaker said on Tuesday he believed the country would legalize same-sex marriage, months after Taiwan became the first place in Asia to allow gay unions.
A champion for the rights of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, Taiga Ishikawa was elected to the Upper House for the first time, winning a seat in the proportional representation system on July 21.
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Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan’s SoftBank Corp.
The government granted refugee status to a foreign national in 2018 over fears of persecution owing to the person’s same-sex sexual orientation, sources with knowledge of the matter said Tuesday.
As Japanese lawmakers grapple with a landmark same-sex marriage bill, campaigners fear it may die at the first legislative hurdle as lawmakers pander to aging voters and old traditions. W
Municipal efforts to support sexual minorities are spreading through the nation, as seen in Okayama Prefecture.
There’s a kernel of contrarianism that fuels some of the best social movements. Movements that, if history is any judge, have traditionally begun when one, or some, people get to “enough,” or maybe “too much,” and put their feet down.
Major opposition parties have submitted a bill that would permit same-sex marriage, a move that comes weeks after Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize gay marriage.