Saturday, April 15, 2023

"The LGBTQ+ coming-out photo project "OUT IN JAPAN" will hold a 2023 Spring photo exhibition at Shibuya Cat Street "X8 Gallery" for a month from Saturday, April 15th!"

Photo and text from PR Times, 4/15/23.

The certified NPO Good Aging Yells has been working with world-famous photographer Leslie Kee since 2015 with the aim of positively visualizing LGBTQ+ and other sexual minorities (LGBTQ+) in Japan. We have been promoting the project "OUT IN JAPAN", in which we photograph and widely publish on websites, photo exhibitions, photo books, etc.

So far, we have held a total of 21 photo sessions in 10 cities, including Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sapporo, Tohoku, Hiroshima, Setouchi, Okinawa, and Kanazawa. parties are participating. Various celebrities such as talent Kayo Sato, IVAN, artist Chu Nakamura, voice actor Yuji Mitsuya, former athlete Nanae Takizawa, and couples using the local government's partnership oath system. It is a project that has been created with participants of various ages, occupations, and genders.

With the cooperation of "X8 GALLERY" in Shibuya Cat Street, we have decided to hold the "OUT IN JAPAN 2023 Spring Photo Exhibition". Japan's largest LGBTQ+ related event "Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2023" will be held for about a month from April 15th (Sat) to May 12th (Fri), 2023. Many of the photos from the photo session will be exhibited on the 1st and 2nd floors of the gallery. Due to space limitations, not all photos are shown. We appreciate your understanding.


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