Recent Posts

September 14, 2017

LGBTQ in Japan: Avoiding the Closet

If you’ve ever seen a Japanese horror movie, you know that closets in Japan are no place for the living — let alone us queer folk. Here are some ways to avoid and escape the closet, no matter what you’re doing in Japan.

June 30, 2017

A Night Out in Ni-chome, Tokyo’s Gay District

Join me on a tour of one of Japan’s most famous gay haunts: Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ni-chome. Lesbian and gay, Japanese and expat alike swarm there every weekend for drinks, dancing and debonair strangers. Let’s party.

April 19, 2017

LGBTQ in Japan: Finding Community and Getting Out There

It’s actually very easy to get out there in a country where, for several reasons, you may choose not to be entirely “out.”