"I hope there will be legislative debate about this," said plaintiff Shizuka Oe. "We will keep making efforts"
"Taiwan deeply regrets that InterPride, due to political considerations, has unilaterally rejected the mutually agreed upon consensus"
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This was the first major gathering of LGBTQ+ groups and people since the COVID19 pandemic restrictions were lifted
Marriage was defined as being only between opposite genders and not enough debate on same-sex marriage had taken place in Japanese society
"This is obviously a hate crime. The fact that my sexuality as gay is public should never expose myself to this kind of violence"
"Punishing these incidents could infringe upon the right to equality, the dignity and value as human and the right to pursue happiness"
Advocacy groups expressed disappointment over decision