In an ideal world, the electorate should not care about the sexual orientation of an individual; the only important factor should be his or her policies and if that candidate is highly motivated about representing his or her constituency.
You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary accompanying your translation by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation. Depictions of gay men on Japanese TV as effeminate over the top girlie types seems acceptable but if that stereotype is not broadcast, which means gay men can be the regular type of man you sit next on the train, this is also homophobia.
And two severely disabled candidates including Yasuhiko Funago, who has the progressive neurological disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ALSwon seats with the backing of a small opposition group. Then the article goes on to rave about what a fabulous gay fella he is, and not mention even once that even what political party he ran for SDP.
The secret gay history of Islam. Also, same-sex marriages performed abroad are not legally recognized in Japan and bi-national same-sex couples cannot obtain a visa for the foreign partner based on their relationship, though the Ministry of Justice does have a general rule of giving the discretionary "designated activities" visa to same-sex married spouses.
The practice of nanshoku began to die out after the Russo-Japanese War. Archived from the original PDF on 19 March The New York Times.
No reproduction or republication without written permission. In other words, even if you have no shame or fear about your private life whether gay or golfyou must toe the line of privacy, because everyone else is to be polite.
This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Japanese. When I was a kid I remember a friend of a friend came over to hang with us and joyously recounting how he and his other friends had snuck up on a "queer" with a hockey stick and thrusting it between his legs and yanking up into his crotch, then pulling back so the end of the hockey stick struck the guy again and also knocked him over.
The people should be allowed to elect whoever they want.
Many supporters came to his office on the night of July 21 to share in the drama. Despite the advances if that's the correct word in Australia, there's still homophobia: individual, social and institutional. As the Advocate reports , lesbian candidate Kanako Otsuji was elected to the Osaka prefectural assembly in