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Japan under new pressure to protect LGBT+ citizens before the Olympics

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should commit to new discrimination laws to protect LGBT+ people.

That’s the fresh demand from Japanese and international LGBT+ campaigners. They are asking the country to bring in new anti-discrimination legislation ahead of the 2021 Olympics.

LGBT+ rights in Japan are far less advanced than in other G7 countries. It is the only nation in the G7 to offer neither marriage equality nor legal civil unions. Moreover, it lacks discrimination protections around

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