Journal article

"LGBT issues" and the 2020 Games

Claire Maree

Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus | Asia-Pacific Journal | Published : 2020


The forthcoming 2020 Games are a critical moment in the implementation of diversity and inclusion strategies targeting sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) related issues in Japan. However, the resultant “hypervisibility” of “LGBT issues” has led to an increasing “invisibility” of those who supposedly fail to fit LGBT narratives that pivot on specific forms of consumerism, internationalism and globalized diversity from which the “issues” purport to arise.

University of Melbourne Researchers