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All About Stonewall Japan

Tokyo Rainbow Pride is back again for 2017! LGBT+ organisation Stonewall Japan reminisces its history with the festivities from its humble beginnings.

Things to Do in Golden Week in Kansai

Looking for something exciting to do during your Golden Week vacation? Here are five great ways to spend your time off in Kansai.

Muji's Keeping Housing Simple

The long-awaited release of the Muji Hut has finally arrived, and the first lots for sale come complete with a garden.

Fun for the Whole Family at Rusutsu Resort

Pack your bags and get the kids ready for an exciting trip to Hokkaido for fun in the sun, in the snow or on the slides.

Japan's Oldest Theme Park: Asakusa Hanayashiki

Asakusa is about more than just Senso-ji Temple—Japan's oldest theme park is right in the area! You'll be surprised by what this quirky, classic park has to offer!

A Quick Guide to Japanese Gay Bars

Here's a quick, smart guide to a segment of Japanese nightlife you're not going to find in your regular guide book.

Best of Sapporo

Sapporo is an enjoyable and relaxing city where you’ll find ski slopes, tasty food and hot springs!

Apartment Hunting Made Easier for LGBT Renters

Finding an apartment in Japan is difficult enough, but trying to find a landlord who supports the LGBT community means you could spend weeks hunting for the perfect apartment. However, one realtor is making it easier on people in the LGBT+ community.

5 First-Time Family Trips in 5 Prefectures

Tokyo is not the only best thing about Japan. Japan has 47 prefectures, each possessing a unique charm of its own. For families exploring outside of Tokyo for the first time, here are some tips for trips to take in five different prefectures.

5 Japanese Films That Explore Sexual Diversity

We often see Japanese films talking about love in various forms, across different ages and social status. But there aren't so many about sexual orientation. We've found a few special ones to share with you.

Ice Skater Becomes Sailor Moon in Routine

Professional skater Evgenia Medvedeva recreates Sailor Moon’s transformation sequence on the ice in Tokyo.

LGBT+ Groups & Activities in Japan

As visibility for the LGBT+ community is increasingly growing around Japan, so are the number of groups that promote awareness. If you're looking to get involved, here's a great list of groups to get in touch with.

4 Cool Corporate Field Trips for Families

As a kid, you probably went on fun field trips with your school, getting a chance to learn up-close about a particular company or area of the world. Give your children the same opportunity by taking them on a field trip to these four Tokyo offices.

Top 10 LGBT+ Pride Events Outside Tokyo

While Tokyo Rainbow Pride is probably Japan's best-known pride extravaganza, there are plenty of rainbow flags flying across the country. Here are Japan's best-kept-secret prides!

Tokyo Rainbow Pride Guide

Tokyo Rainbow Pride, an annual event taking place in Tokyo every year since 2011, has become a celebration of diversity and more inclusivity for all colors of the sexuality rainbow.

12 Great Ways to Spend the Year in Hokkaido

Not sure when you can make it out to Hokkaido? Here are twelve events worth checking out, one for each month of the year.

Experience 'Attack on Titan' Like Never Before

Be surrounded by Eren, Levi, and Armin as they battle against the Titans that surround you in a planetarium.

36 Kisses, 9 Boys, 1 Great Music Video

This Japanese boy band is taking the internet by storm with their infamous 'Shadow Kiss' music video, featuring all nine of the members giving each other smooches.

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree is the world’s tallest tower, standing at a height of 634 meters. Why not include it in your next trip to Japan!

EMA: Leading the Fight for Marriage Equality

Founded in 2014, EMA Japan has been one of the driving forces striving to bring about equal rights to same-sex couples. Learn all about this intrepid group and how they are working to ensure marriage equality for all members of the LGBT+ community.

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