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Japanese LGBTQ Kids Learning About Gay Life From Comics

Written by Matt Keeley on October 04, 2017
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Japanese comics or manga feature a wide array of topics — including some that aren’t taught about in schools. In Japan, queer youth are turning to manga to fill in the blanks about sexual orientation and identity. But is that a good thing? That and more in our look at LGBTQ issues in education from around the world.

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This coverage promotes sexual and gender equality while highlighting issues of health, violence, culture, and legal and human rights. Equal Eyes provides advocates and allies a common frame of reference for the realities of global LGBTI communities. Through followup reporting and disseminating this coverage, our effort is to ensure we have a representation of the global stories that matter most or may have under-reporting.

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