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Queer Japan  :  Personal Stories of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and Bisexuals - Barbara Summerhawk

Queer Japan

Personal Stories of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and Bisexuals

By: Barbara Summerhawk (Editor), Cheiron McMahill (Editor), Darren McDonald (Editor)

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Published: September 1998
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Japanese gays and lesbians speak out about their lives in this tradition-bound, highly structured society.

Prefacep. 1
Introductionp. 5
A Lesbian in Hokkaidop. 19
A Bisexual Lifep. 37
Ten Year's Worth of Experiencep. 46
Who's a Lesbian? The Story of a Male-to-Female Transsexualp. 52
My Gay Lifep. 66
One Since Birthp. 71
Hopes and Dreamsp. 77
A Married Womanp. 97
Coming Out Affirms My Sensitivityp. 108
An Actor in Japanese Pink Films: An Interview with Koichi Imaizumip. 115
Blessed as Homosexualp. 128
Tachi, Mother, Woman, The Many Faces of Lovep. 131
A Young Woman's Storyp. 137
One of Those Peoplep. 149
Norap. 157
Interview with Nakamura Yup. 163
Out of the Silencep. 175
Lesbian=Womanp. 184
The Story of Women Who Love Women in Japan - A Survey of Japanese Lesbiansp. 188
Excerpts from BiNetp. 200
Japan's First Homosexual Discrimination Suitp. 206
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781892281005
ISBN-10: 1892281007
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: September 1998
Publisher: New Victoria Publishers, Incorporated
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.27