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Japan cancels deportation of Taiwanese man in same-sex relationship

Japan has shelved plans to deport a gay Taiwanese man in a long-term relationship, his lawyers said, telling local media the decision was a step towards legal protection for same-sex couples in the socially conservative country.“It’s the first time special permission to stay in the country has been given to a foreign gay partner of a Japanese citizen,” said one of the lawyers, although the ministry denied its decision was based on the man’s sexual orientation.The Taiwanese man, now in his 40s,…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Japan cancels deportation of Taiwanese man in same-sex relationship, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Japan cancels deportation of Taiwanese man in same-sex relationship

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Sunday, 24 March

 

 

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