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Tokyo just celebrated its yearly Gay Pride Parade, and this year had over 100,000 supporters. How has the LGBT movement progressed in Japan? And how difficult is it to grow up and work in Japanese society as a LGBT person? Join host Timothy Langley along with Dr. Nancy Snow and Vickie Skorji discussing Japan’s LGBT movement.
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Tokyo Rainbow Pride - with Vickie Skorji

Tokyo just celebrated its yearly Gay Pride Parade, and this year had over 100,000 supporters. How has the LGBT movement progressed in Japan? And how difficult is it to grow up and work in Japanese society as a LGBT person? Join host Timothy Langley along with Dr. Nancy Snow and Vickie Skorji discussing Japan’s LGBT movement.

 

Brand2020Brand 2020 is a unique video series produced by Tokyo-based Langley Esquire that provides viewers with a unique view Japanese government, business and society. Timothy Langley, who has more than 30 years of business and government experience in Japan, is the program host.

 

For more information:  https://langleyesquire.com/

 

Timothy Langley (Japan) Videos


Abusive Japan: Olympic Sports - with Yoko Zutterlund

From hitting young children to blacklisting athletes who spurn their sexual advances, acceptable coa

AirBnB: 98% of Japanese Listings Gone?

AirBnB Japan has captured global headlines as recent regulation changes have all but exiled the comp

Akie Abe

This episode looks into Mrs. Akie Abe, the wife of Japan’s prime minister. She has had a distinct pa

Cherry Blossoms

In this episode, host Timothy Langley, and Dr. Nancy Snow look at the very famous aspect of Japanese

Corporate Crisis Management

How do international corporations deal with inept or under-performing Japanese subsidiaries? What do

Corporate Communications in Japan

In this episode we welcome David Russell to discuss why Japanese corporations struggle overseas. Why

Does Japan Hate Foreign Tourists?

In this episode host Timothy Langley and Dr. Nancy Snow discuss the difficulties the city of Kyoto i

English in Japan

This episode host Timothy Langley and Dr. Nancy Snow look at the attempts by the Japanese government

Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Japan

Japan has seen a resurgence of enthusiasm in its startup community over the past few years. As ventu

Integrated Resorts in Japan: Who has the best hand?

Casino legislation has just passed in the most recent Diet session. Now the bureaucrats must finaliz

Japan & U.S. Relations

Join host Timothy Langley, Dr. Nancy Snow and Dr. Gerald L. Curtis in this episode that focuses on t

Japan's Education System

Education in Japan - does it compare to the rest of the world? Are Japanese students interested in s

Japan's Media Strategy - with Dr. Tomohiko Taniguchi

This week we have the pleasure of having Special Advisor to the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Japan's Smoking Addiction: Will We Beat It By 2020 Olympic Games?

Smoking in Japan has become a hot issue and many want the 2020 Olympics to be smoke-free. Will non-s

Japan Stuck in the Past? The Future of Cash in Japan

Japan exists at the forefront of technology and innovation. Why, then, do we still see 80% of transa

Keiretsu: Why Foreign Companies Struggle in Japan

In Japan, if you’re working with one company, you’re working with many others. Should one company fa

LGBT & Japan

Join host Timothy Langley and Dr. Nancy Snow as they discuss the growing LGBT movement in Japan. How

Lobbying in Japan

This week host Timothy Langley is joined by David Russell as they dive into the inner workings of lo

Nation Brand Japan

In this episode host Timothy Langley is joined by Dr. Nancy Snow discuss “Japan’s National Brand.” W

Relationships in Japan

Actor Eiichiro Funakoshi is being raked over the coals in Japan for sleeping with his wife's best fr

Suicide in Japan - with Vickie Skorji

This week we discuss a topic still considered as a taboo by the general Japanese society: suicide. H

Tokyo & Kyoto "Best Cities"

Tokyo and Kyoto have been picked as the world’s best and second-best cities outside the United State

Tokyo Rainbow Pride - with Vickie Skorji

Tokyo just celebrated its yearly Gay Pride Parade, and this year had over 100,000 supporters. How ha

Understanding Japan

This special episode of Brand 2020 was filmed in collaboration with the seminar series Platform for

What It Is Like for Working Women in Japan?

This week we have the pleasure of having Member of the House of Councillors, the Honorable Rui Matsu

Who the Hell is Dentsu - Japan's "PR" Monster

Need to whip up a catchy TV ad? Call Dentsu. Need to organize an Olympic-size sporting event? Call D