Politicians have been urged to attend a town hall meeting with LGBT residents to hear their grievances and proposals about ways to make the community more harmonious. Photo: Xinhua Politicians have been urged to attend a town hall meeting with LGBT residents to hear their grievances and proposals about ways to make the community more harmonious. Photo: Xinhua
Politicians have been urged to attend a town hall meeting with LGBT residents to hear their grievances and proposals about ways to make the community more harmonious. Photo: Xinhua

Japanese politician slammed as ‘dinosaur’ after claiming LGBT education would mean ‘no children’

  • Masateru Shiraishi, 78, warned that if local schools were required to teach students about same-sex families, the ward ‘will have no residents’
  • Backlash online was swift, with one social media user claiming Shiraishi was ‘one of the reasons why Japan is stuck in the past’

Topic |   LGBT
Politicians have been urged to attend a town hall meeting with LGBT residents to hear their grievances and proposals about ways to make the community more harmonious. Photo: Xinhua Politicians have been urged to attend a town hall meeting with LGBT residents to hear their grievances and proposals about ways to make the community more harmonious. Photo: Xinhua
Politicians have been urged to attend a town hall meeting with LGBT residents to hear their grievances and proposals about ways to make the community more harmonious. Photo: Xinhua
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