LGBTQ+ rights in Japan: Tokyo introduces same-sex partnership programme • FRANCE 24 English

Japan is the only G7 country which does not recognise same-sex unions. But this week, its capital Tokyo began rolling out a partnership certificate scheme. It allows same-sex couples to be treated as married couples for certain public services, this for the first time. Those services include housing, medicine and welfare. To analyse how big a victory this is for same-sex couples, we’re joined by Olivier Fabre, a member of a LGBTQ+ advocacy group in Japan.
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