This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Japanese Poll Reveals Almost 3% Identify As Bisexual

A new poll from the Japan LGBT+ Research Institution Inc. has found that 3% of people in Japan identify as bisexual, larger than other LGBT+ identities in the poll.

Furthermore, the poll found that 1.4% said they "question their sexuality.”

0.9% of people identify either as gay or asexual.


“When it came to gender identity, 2.5% of respondents said they identified as gender non-binary, 1.8% said they identified as transgender, while a further 1.2% said that they were questioning their gender identity,” ‘Gay Times’ report. 

Following the poll, the Japan LGBT Research Institute said that “our society needs to face [the reality] in a sincere manner.”

If correct, this data would indicate that almost one in ten people in Japan identify as LGBT+.


Read related myGwork articles here:

Japan Elects Its First Openly Gay Lawmaker

First Trans Assemblywoman Elected in Japan

13 Gay Couples Sue Japanese Government for Marriage Equality on Valentine’s Day

Lesbian Couple Sue Japanese Government for Equal Marriage



Keep up to date with the latest myGnews 

Sign up to mygwork

________

LGBT professionals, LGBT Graduates, LGBT professional network, LGBT professional events, LGBT networking events, LGBT Recruitment, LGBT Friendly organisations, LGBT Friendly companies, LGBT jobs 

Share this
Leave your comment
Post comment