Gay people ‘abandoning’ Japan for legal marriage, joy

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03/06/2023

An aide to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida who was sacked over a homophobic tirade said some Japanese people would “abandon” their country if same-sex marriage was legalized. Japanese people are indeed leaving their homeland, but because same-sex marriage has not been legalized. A 31-year-old man who goes by the name of Kan, for example, left Japan to marry his same-sex partner in Britain.

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