Queer Japan: Personal Stories of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals, and Bisexuals

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New Victoria Publishers, 1998 - Travel - 216 pages
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"In this important contribution to international queer studies, sixteen people, spanning generations from pre-war to newly out young activists, tell their stories."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
 

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This book is a colections ia first hand account from a variety of gay, lesbian and transgendered Japanese people. The stories are sobering in a way, Japan is such a repressed country and these people ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
1
A lesbian in Hokkaido Kirara
19
A Bisexual Life Kazumi Tfalsunaga
37
Ten Dears Jorth of Experience Saloru Tanaka
46
Transsexual Mako
52
One Since Birth Kido Ran
71
Hopes and Dreams Satoru Itoh
77
A Karried Ionian Anonymous
97
Coming Out Affirms Tty SensitiOihJ Kaoko ShirakavJa
115
Blessed as Homosexual Aika Taira
128
A Voung Romans StonJ Kikumi
161
Out of the Silence Kazuo
175
lesbiandoman Naeko
184
Kxcerpts from BiNet
200
Japans First Homosexual Discrimination Suit
206
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