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ADHD and Gender: Why Are We Diagnosed Late?

ADHD and Gender: Why Are We Diagnosed Late?

For this publication this week, VUJ is taking the spotlight to talk about the intersectionality between gender and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). We interview Dr. Nakashima and people who have ADHD to learn how our gendered world affected their lives with ADHD
Head of the Olympics Committee’s Sexist Remarks Can’t Happen Again

Head of the Olympics Committee’s Sexist Remarks Can’t Happen Again

A petition, started by Kazuna Yamamoto, Momoko Nojo, and Kazuko Fukuda on February 4th, has gathered nearly 157.000 signatures in a week against the Head of the Olympics Committee’s sexist remarks. After a week, Yoshihiro Mori announced that he resigned from his position. In this article, Voice Up Japan’s founder shares her thoughts with the Voice Up Japan Media team about her thoughts on this issue and discrimination in Japan
A Sex-Positive Approach to Gynecology in Japan

A Sex-Positive Approach to Gynecology in Japan

n Sakie Ladies Clinic in Nagoya, Doctor Sakie Niwa and Shiori Nagashima approach gynecology in a sex-positive way. Voice Up Japan met them to talk about inclusion in practices and to understand issues that surround gynecology, not only limited to health but also related to many other factors such as the low representation of female politicians in the Diet.
“Same-Sex Partnership: After an Incomplete Certificate What’s Next?

“Same-Sex Partnership: After an Incomplete Certificate What’s Next?

There is an accumulation of local governments issuing same-sex partnerships certificates. Although the same-sex partnership system brings recognition of same-sex couples, it is still not the endpoint when it comes to equality. As Voice Up Japan, we interviewed people from Nagoya, a city that is going to adopt same-sex partnership in 2021, to understand what the same-sex partnership system is and what it implies for LGBT people in Japan.