Day: December 14, 2014

Buddhist Temple seeks to raise profile of LGBT issues in Japan

LGBT  issues are still emerging in Japan, but one Zen Buddhist temple is offering wedding ceremonies, even though Japanese law does not recognize same-sex marriage. From the Huffington Post Japan allows same-sex marriage ceremonies within its borders, according to the Council On Foreign Relations, but these couples won’t be given the legal rights and privileges …

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Hand over the bullhorn

sfgate.com, has an article up looking at the issue of how to be an ally “There are people who would like to participate, but they feel co-opted and don’t want to be aligned with the vandalism and with people throwing things at the police,” said Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, a black community leader who …

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