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JAPAN

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Yes, but only with sex reassignment surgery

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Traveled to JAPAN? Did you feel comfortable as a trans person while there?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I did not feel comfortable at all

I did not feel comfortable at all (50%) I felt comfortable at the hotel, but nowhere else (0 %) Only immigration authorities made me uncomfortable (0 %) I had no problems as a trans person (50%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in JAPAN...
(user currently living in JAPAN) posted for gay readers on 13/05/2010 tagged with health, sexual orientation
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Takumi has holes in his heart and needs your help. His father beat him and expelled him from his house because Takumi is gay. Now Takumi has nothing and cannot get the treatment he needs.

http://www.takumisheart.com
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(user currently living in JAPAN) posted for gay readers on 13/05/2010 tagged with health, sexual orientation
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Takumi has holes in his heart and needs your help. His father beat him and expelled him from his house because Takumi is gay. Now Takumi has nothing and cannot get the treatment he needs.

http://www.takumisheart.com
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