<p>(WATCH LIVE) Eikei Suzuki, the governor of the Mie (MAY) Prefecture, signed a new ordinance earlier in the week to make it a crime to out someone&rsquo;s sexuality or gender identity. This means that the region is the first, and only, area in Japan were outing is illegal. he move came following the way South Korea handled its second wave of coronavirus cases, which may have been spread through the country&rsquo;s gay bars. The country was criticized in the way it wanted patients to come forward, as it would&rsquo;ve outed their sexuality in a country that is fairly conservative-minded when it comes to LGBTQ rights. The region became the fourth to bring in anti-LGBTQ discrimination measures, following Tokyo, Osaka and Ibaraki.</p>
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<p>(WATCH LIVE) Eikei Suzuki, the governor of the Mie (MAY) Prefecture, signed a new ordinance earlier in the week to make it a crime to out someone&rsquo;s sexuality or gender identity. This means that the region is the first, and only, area in Japan were outing is illegal. he move came following the way South Korea handled its second wave of coronavirus cases, which may have been spread through the country&rsquo;s gay bars. The country was criticized in the way it wanted patients to come forward, as it would&rsquo;ve outed their sexuality in a country that is fairly conservative-minded when it comes to LGBTQ rights. The region became the fourth to bring in anti-LGBTQ discrimination measures, following Tokyo, Osaka and Ibaraki.</p>
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<p>(WATCH LIVE) Eikei Suzuki, the governor of the Mie (MAY) Prefecture, signed a new ordinance earlier in the week to make it a crime to out someone&rsquo;s sexuality or gender identity. This means that the region is the first, and only, area in Japan were outing is illegal. he move came following the way South Korea handled its second wave of coronavirus cases, which may have been spread through the country&rsquo;s gay bars. The country was criticized in the way it wanted patients to come forward, as it would&rsquo;ve outed their sexuality in a country that is fairly conservative-minded when it comes to LGBTQ rights. The region became the fourth to bring in anti-LGBTQ discrimination measures, following Tokyo, Osaka and Ibaraki.</p>
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