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Death of the “Legendary Okama" Togo Ken: challenging commonsense lifestyles in postwar Japan
Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)
  • Mark J McLelland, University of Wollongong
RIS ID
58911
Publication Date
1-1-2012
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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.

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.” Tōgō Ken campaign slogan.
Citation Information
Mark J McLelland. "Death of the “Legendary Okama" Togo Ken: challenging commonsense lifestyles in postwar Japan" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mmclelland/25/