First lady Akie Abe joins Tokyo Rainbow Pride parade

Apr 27, 2014

First lady Akie Abe joins Tokyo Rainbow Pride parade

On Sunday first lady Akie Abe showed her support for  lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities by joining the third annual Tokyo Rainbow Pride event. The 51-year-old wife of conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, dressed in all white,  stood on a float with a drag ...

Parade aims to raise awareness of sexual minorities

Apr 23, 2014

Parade aims to raise awareness of sexual minorities

by Sang Woo Kim

Tokyo Rainbow Pride, the nation’s largest festival for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities, will have its third annual parade in Tokyo on Sunday, aiming to raise awareness of sexual minorities in Japan. The parade is scheduled to proceed from Shibuya Station to ...