A Rainbow Pride parade in Tokyo. In Japan, just 17.6 per cent of the LGBT community said they were open about their sexuality at work. Photo: AP A Rainbow Pride parade in Tokyo. In Japan, just 17.6 per cent of the LGBT community said they were open about their sexuality at work. Photo: AP
A Rainbow Pride parade in Tokyo. In Japan, just 17.6 per cent of the LGBT community said they were open about their sexuality at work. Photo: AP

Japan’s LGBT community mostly stays in hiding at work, study finds

  • Only 18 per cent of sexual minorities in the country felt comfortable enough to come out to their colleagues
  • More than a third of companies now tailor policies for LGBT workers, and more local anti-discrimination laws are taking effect

Topic |   Japan
A Rainbow Pride parade in Tokyo. In Japan, just 17.6 per cent of the LGBT community said they were open about their sexuality at work. Photo: AP A Rainbow Pride parade in Tokyo. In Japan, just 17.6 per cent of the LGBT community said they were open about their sexuality at work. Photo: AP
A Rainbow Pride parade in Tokyo. In Japan, just 17.6 per cent of the LGBT community said they were open about their sexuality at work. Photo: AP
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