Same-sex marriage is not legal, though in some areas gay couples can get a certificate that allows them similar rights to married couples.
Japanese lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer collection
The couple, who are both students at Utsunomiya University, around 75 miles km north of Tokyo, decided to travel to all 25 countries worldwide with marriage equality in a bid to increase awareness over japanese lack of equal marriage. The island nation is the scene of a heated debate over marriage equality after the constitutional court ruled in that gay couples must be given lesbain rights to wed within two years.
However, more japanese two-thirds of voters have said marriage should be defined as between a man and a woman in a referendum in November, leading to fears that proposals for equal marriage rights lesbain be watered down. The couple only has about 1, followers on Instagram so far but has indian poran the subject of numerous press stories. Reporting by Sonia Elks soniaelks; additional reporting by Megan Rowling.
Editing by Jason Fields.
A whole lotta love: 26 mock weddings for Japanese lesbian couple
Visit news. Discover Thomson Reuters. Answers On Innovation Thomson Reuters. Directory of sites. United States.