Tag: Japan

NPOs Provide Support for LGBT Job Hunters

 Being Yourself as LGBT <3> Job Hunting Support Nishinihon Shinbun 5/21/2015 Distress and anxiety are an unavoidable part of the job hunting experience. It is even greater for … Read more ➡︎

Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward to Recognize Same-Sex Partnerships

Back in February, I wrote about how the municipal government of Shibuya was considering creating non legally-binding certificates stating that a same-sex couple was in a relationship “equivalent … Read more ➡︎

A Visit to Dazaifu Tenmangu and Deciding My Future

This weekend, the weather in Fukuoka warmed up considerably, and Taku and I took the opportunity to visit Dazaifu Tenmangu, a famous Shinto shrine in Dazaifu City. The … 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 ➡︎