Natsumi Yamada is co-president of Tokyo Rainbow Pride. She credits a youth with no television and “gyaru” fashion as helping her realize her best, authentic self.
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After two years of being entirely online, Tokyo Rainbow Pride is holding in-person gatherings in accordance with the city's COVID-prevention guidelines.
Youth poverty is a largely hidden problem in Japan that stems in part from a mindset that pushes young people to hide their failures.
Saori Iwano had a busy year that was capped off with her attendance at the United Nations Climate Change Conference where she picked up a few new ideas on how to approach the topic in Japan.