homosexuality

Saikaku’s Edo-era tales of gay samurai love reimagined for a modern audience as Boys Love manga

Saucy Edo-period literature is being brought into the modern era as gay manga.

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Japanese dictionary removes heteronormative definitions of love and sex

One of Japan’s leading dictionaries has made a significant (and arguably long overdue) step towards acknowledging and normalizing homosexuality by revising the entries for words relating to love and sex. They have removed restrictive references to these feelings existing only between a man and a woman, opening up the definition of love to everyone — gay, straight, or otherwise.

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