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Kasumi on TV


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Last month, Naha City, Okinawa, Japan had its first Pride Parade, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Pink Dot, a LGBT support group. Over the past couple of weeks, several students have been telling me that they saw me on TV. Well today, a student told me you see the news clip on line, too. So I tracked it down. You can spot me at the 0:20 mark. I’m the one waving to the camera. 
 

 

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You look like you are fully enjoying that great crowd.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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11 hours ago, Kasumi63 said:

I’m the one waving to the camera. 

That's fantastic Kasumi,

 

Hugs,

 

🐛🏳️‍⚧️🦋

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With very few exceptions it is fun to see yourself having fun in these events no matter how often they happen.  Good for you!! 

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That's amazing, I'll have to share the pride parade story with my Dad and his husband who's Japanese.  As someone born in Japan it's nice to see more visible support for the LGBTQ community there.

 

Thanks so much for sharing, this put a real smile on my face and yours too I hope!

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12 hours ago, Kasumi63 said:

So I tracked it down. You can spot me at the 0:20 mark. I’m the one waving to the camera.

 

Awesome! You look so energized and happy!

 

Hugs!

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This is awesome! Thanks for sharing this, @Kasumi63. Knowing how Japan still struggles with support for LGBTQ folks, pieces like this news report are encouraging to see. ❤️

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Thank you, guys, for all the positive comments. Japan has a long way to go, especially with updating its backward laws, but it's great to see people changing their attitudes. Over a dozen students and a handful of teachers have come up to me to tell my they saw me on TV and to voice their support. I'm as happy as I look in the video!

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