Natsuo Hayashi (he/him) is an Associate Professor of Faculty of Humanities, University of Toyama. His research themes include civil society, international relations and SOGI issues in Asian countries, especially in Japan and Korea. He also works as a representative director of Japan Alliance for LGBT Legislation (J-ALL), whose mission is to legislate SOGI Anti-Discrimination Act in Japan (yet to be legislated). His recent publication includes “Current Situation of LGBT Communities in Korea” (2019, Katsura Shobo).
Founder Director, Centre for Women's Studies
Co-Head of W20 Delegation, W20 Delegation
Chairperson of RW Welfare Society (RWWS)
Gender and human rights advisor, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
President and founder of FEIM