Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Arts and Letters
   Position   Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2020/05
Type Book
Title Japan through the lens of Tokyo Olympics
Contribution Type Co-authored (other than first author)
Journal TypeAnother Country
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Total page number 160ページ
Responsible for Sexual Minorities and the Olympics(ch.20),Sex in the City(ch.22),Sex in the Village(ch.26)
Author and coauthor Edited by Barbara Holthus, Isaac Gagné, Wolfram Manzenreiter, Franz Waldenberger,
Details (ch.20)The 2020 Olympics have a significant impact on how Japanese society treats sexual minorities. The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) established a code that prohibits discrimination due to sexuality for all direct and indirect suppliers. The establishment of “Pride House Tokyo,” which was inherited from the previous mega-event in 2018 is another major step for sexual minorities. There are also legal developments, and although same-sex marriage remains unrecognized, there is growing attention to whether legalization of same-sex marriage will take place by the Olympics, and how it will develop thereafter.