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Three in four Japanese adults think society is unkind to sexual minorities, while just more than half oppose same-sex marriage, a recent nationwide poll found.

A total of 74.6 percent said they think society is either unkind or somewhat unkind to sexual minorities, including gay and transsexual people, according to the survey by Nihon Yoron Chosa-kai, a group tasked with carrying out opinion polls. The group is comprised of Kyodo News and 38 of its member news organizations across the country.

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