Minata Hara

Representative Director, J-ALL (Japan Alliance for LGBT Legislation)

X-gender/Non-binary social activist. Born 1956. Nurtured a non-binary sense of self since the age of three, I am a self-directed learner and translator of English/Spanish/Japanese. In 1985 began organizing support groups for lesbians and survivors of sexual abuse/gender-based violence. In 2004: My 2nd coming out as a transgender/non-binary activist. Coordinator of a nationwide toll-free gender/sexuality phone counseling service.Co-founder of J-ALL lobby for SOGIE Anti-Discrimination Act (yet to be legislated).

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