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How Japan Inc. can do even more to boost LGBTQ+ inclusivity

Important progress should not be allowed to mask a still troubling reality

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People gather during a rally calling for the anti-discrimination legislation in Tokyo on June 6: Japan remains one of the few advanced economies without laws to prohibit discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation.   © Getty Images

Masa Yanagisawa is head of prime services at Goldman Sachs in Japan and chief operating officer for the company's Asia Pacific LGBTQ+ Network Council.

This year marks the tenth anniversary of work with Pride (wwP), a nonprofit group formed to promote greater inclusivity for LGBTQ+ people in Japanese workplaces.

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