Publisher of the leading Japanese dictionary misunderstands definition of LGBT First published in 1955, the “Kojien” dictionary – which translates literally as “wide garden of words” – saw its first update in a decade this month. The publishers move to include the term LGBT in its new, seventh edition shows changes Continue Reading
Bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students is at “epidemic” levels in Japanese schools, exacerbated by government’s failure to institute effective policies, inadequate teacher training and strong gender segregation, Human Rights Watch said in a report released yesterday.
Japan’s ruling party will interview employees at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and other companies to see how they are promoting inclusive workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.
Panasonic Corp. says it will recognise same-sex marriages in its employment policies in a rare move for a major Japanese manufacturer.