Tokyo 2020 President visited an LGBTQ center
to raise awareness on issues surrounding sexual minorities
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Date: April 27, 2021
(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) TOKYO 2020 PRESIDENT, SEIKO HASHIMOTO, SAYING:
"There are people who cannot go to Pride House and I think there are still many people who are unaware of this great place. So together with Tokyo 2020, I hope it the Games will be an opportunity for many people to deepen their understanding (for LGBTQ)."
Pride House Tokyo Legacy
is Japan's first permanent center for the LGBTQ community
SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) TOKYO 2020 PRESIDENT, SEIKO HASHIMOTO, SAYING:
When we look back on Tokyo 2020, I want people to think that it was a turning point for diversity, unity, and understanding LGBTQ, so we need to take action now. And that is Tokyo 2020's responsibility."