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In Octoberthe Tokyo Metropolitan Government passed a law prohibiting all discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Namespaces Article Talk. For some, these states were described as fluid categories chosen based on personal philosophy, and, for some, these states of being were described as a trait they simply had for whatever reasonbut had not actively chosen. Ai Haruna and Ayana Tsubakitwo high-profile transgender celebrities, have gained popularity and have been making the rounds on some very popular Japanese variety shows. InAya Kamikawa became the first openly transgender politician to be elected to public office in Japan, the Setagaya Ward Assembly.
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