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The House that raised Wolf Children -
“The following year, I left home to live in the Junior high school dormitory. My mother said the 12 years she spent raising us, felt like a moment as if it were a fairy tale. She said so happily with eyes fixed on a distant mountain peak. Seeing that smile on her face, makes me very happy.”

Wolf Children (Ōkami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) Dir Mamoru Hosoda (2013)

Japan’s Tomoya Hosoda may be first out trans man elected to public office in the world

  • Tomoya Hosoda was recently elected a councillor in the city of Iruma, Japan. According to Gay Star News, the 25-year-old is the first transgender man elected to public office in the world.
  • Hosoda came out as transgender while studying at Teikyo University. Now graduated with a degree in medical science, Hosoda will fill one of Iruma’s 22 city-councillor seats in his new position. Read more. (3/18/17, 12:30 PM)