Out actress Ellen Page and her friend Ian Daniel went to meet the LGBTQ community around the world and shared their experiences in a series entitled "Gaycation" which is now available.
Things are speeding up in Japan for the LGBTQ community. Indeed, after many Japanese districts, the country's Supreme Court has made a decision that may legalize marriage equality in the country.
After KDDI, it was the turn of IBM Japan to allow its LGBT employees to enjoy the same benefits as others.
And three! A Japanese city of Takarazuka has officially recognized same-sex relationships.
After Shibuya, it is now the turn of Setegaya to legally recognize same-sex couples.
KKDI, a leading Japanese telecommunications company that provides mobile phones, will include same-sex couples after Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward has started issuing partnership certificates for LGBT couples to let them get the same benefits as any married couple enjoys.
As announced at the beginning of the year, the Shibuya district of Tokyo now allows same-sex couples to seek recognition of their union, but also to access to the same rights as married couples.
Again a district of Tokyo will recognize the relationships of same-sex couples in the form of partnerships certificates.
The new music video of the Chinese band "SNH48" was banned by the South Korean authorities because it shows two women in behavior deemed too intimate.
A survey, conducted by Inochi Risupekuto Howaito Ribon Kyanpen, a group based in Tokyo which fights against the suicide of LGBTQ people, shows that 70% of people known as belonging to a sexual minority in Japan, and in particular to the LGBT community, were victims of bullying in school and 30% even thought to commit suicide.