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Media's Too Simple View of Japan LGBT

Blogger and activist Masaki C. has something to say about English media coverage of LGBT politics in Japan, arguing that they simplify the issue down to marriage equality:

They are, in constructing LGBT politics in Japan as such, erasing local history and ignoring dialogues taking place among queers in Japan.

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  • Masaki C

    Thank you, Keiko, for sharing this.

  • […] answer is higher inflation and a correspondingly more-negative real interest … Media’s Too Simple View of Japan LGBT · Global Voices Blogger and activist Masaki C. has something to say about English media coverage of LGBT politics […]

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