Happy International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia!
And what better way to celebrate than by noting the momentous decision by Tokyo Disney Resort to allow same-sex couples to perform wedding ceremonies!
Tokyo Disney recently announced plans to host weddings in various parts of its kingdom, including the Disney castle, but would only allow gay and lesbian couples to participate if they were in traditional bride and groom attire.
But after consulting with their American counterparts and after gay rights activist Koyuki Higashi pressed the resort for fair treatment, Tokyo Disney will now let same-sex couples celebrate their love in (mostly) any way they wish.
Same sex marriage is still illegal in Japan, but Tokyo Disney’s move is a MAJOR step in the right direction.
Now to just make all that ‘celebrating’ legally binding…
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