Monthly Archives August 2018

Robert Campbell Comes Out to Decry The Discriminatory LDP Lawmaker, Mio Sugita

On August 2nd, Mio Sugita, a junior member of the House of Representatives belonging to the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, officially apologized to the public. She faced nationwide backlash after writing an article that LGBT+ people are “unproductive” insisting taxpayers’ money should not be spent on them. However, Japan Alliance for LGBT Legislation (J-ALL) did not accept her apology and asked her to take back her apology and article. Criticism towards Mio Sugita kept growing and the protest that asks for Mio Sugita to resign continued. The protest took place in Shibuya on 5th, and in front of the LDP
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