Category: Resources

E-Book – “Glossary of Japanese Gay Terminology” (Second Edition)

In May of 2015, we announced the release of the first “Glossary of Japanese Gay Terminology”, and today,  I’m proud to announce the second edition of our ever … Read more ➡︎

Expat and Gay in Japan: How to Find Gay Bars (and More!)

Just as is common in other countries, bars have served as a meeting place and safe haven for queer people in Japan. However, while big cities have more … Read more ➡︎

E-book – “A Glossary of Japanese Gay Terminology”

※3/23/2016 This version of the e-book is no longer available. Please read about the latest copy of the glossary. A little over a month ago, we received a request … Read more ➡︎

Expat and Gay in Japan: Living in the Closet

Over the past two weeks, the dialogue regarding the legal recognition of same-sex partners reached national news status and became so conspicuous that Prime Minister Abe chose to … Read more ➡︎

Expat and Gay in Japan: Dating A Japanese Guy

■Updated November 2016 As the title implies, I’ll be writing about what it’s like being in a gay relationship and dating a Japanese guy. Of course, I don’t … Read more ➡︎

Expat and Gay in Japan: An Introduction

Much has been written about heterosexual expats and their experiences dating in Japan, but what about the gay male expat population? In general, non-Japanese individuals are still relatively … Read more ➡︎