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Death of the “Legendary Okama" Togo Ken: challenging commonsense lifestyles in postwar Japan

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Abstract


  • “What’s wrong with being a fag? What’s shameful about being a fag? Why is it wrong for a man to love a man? Why is it wrong for a woman to love a woman? What is shameful is living a lie. What is shameful is not loving others.” Togo Ken campaign slogan.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • McLelland, M. J. (2012). Death of the “Legendary Okama" Togo Ken: challenging commonsense lifestyles in postwar Japan. The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 10 (25), June 18.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2551&context=artspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/artspapers/1532

Start Page


  • June 18

Volume


  • 10

Issue


  • 25

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.japanfocus.org/-Mark-McLelland/3775

Abstract


  • “What’s wrong with being a fag? What’s shameful about being a fag? Why is it wrong for a man to love a man? Why is it wrong for a woman to love a woman? What is shameful is living a lie. What is shameful is not loving others.” Togo Ken campaign slogan.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • McLelland, M. J. (2012). Death of the “Legendary Okama" Togo Ken: challenging commonsense lifestyles in postwar Japan. The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 10 (25), June 18.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2551&context=artspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/artspapers/1532

Start Page


  • June 18

Volume


  • 10

Issue


  • 25

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.japanfocus.org/-Mark-McLelland/3775