Entry #192: LGBT discrimination in Japan

Original entry by bradcoffey106 bradcoffey106 ()

RegionJapan
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start DateMay 3, 1947
End Datenow
DescriptionJapan does not have LGBT protections from discrimination in employment, housing, etc. The Japanese Constitution promises equal rights to all and this is widely interpretted as extending to LGBT citizens.
Sourceshttp://www.hrw.org/news/2011/02/01/japan-governor-should-retract-homophobic-comments


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NoteJapan does not have LGBT protections from discrimination in employment, housing, etc. The Japanese Constitution promises equal rights to all and this is widely interpretted as extending to LGBT citizens.Japan does not have LGBT protections from discrimination in employment, housing, etc. The Japanese Constitution promises equal rights to all and this is widely interpretted as extending to LGBT citizens. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government includes sexua