Sexual Minorities In Japan
This article focuses on Japanese definitions of gender and sexuality, Japanese reactions to Queer life, the clash between traditional and contemporary ideas, and the cultural restraints of being Queer in Japan. The Western term “Queer,” currently utilized as an umbrella term for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender represents a change in thought pertaining to gender and sexuality in contemporary Japan.
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