New book introduces 140 titles from the yuri genre that explore the topic of lesbian love.
We’ve talked before about a few of the discriminatory measures against women in Japan, but there are still a few more. Let’s take a peek!
Did they experience morning sickness and cravings, too?
While perseverance is a trait to be admired, there comes a point where “Suck it up, buttercup” is just terrible career advice.
Japanese commenters react to the news that eating healthy makes you smell better.
Summer is upon us and we’ve found an interesting survey that may give you the edge for your next summer date.
Apparently the old adage that sex sells even applies to beef noodle restaurants.
South Korea acting a little like its neighbor to the north.
A new Chinese commercial features claims of an electric fan that generates an air pocket of wind that feels like a pair of breasts. Ingenious invention or just marketing?
The reasons they give will make you think twice about the way men and women act in the workplace.
Follow-up interviews to the dramatic Marriage Market Takeover documentary shed light on the beliefs of China’s “Leftover Women” and their parents’ eroding difficulties in accepting them.
We recently visited the new Nadeshiko Hotel and were truly impressed. Find out what this women-only capsule hotel has to offer!
Wait, you mean some women can’t cook?
This video documenting the pressure China’s “leftover” women are under to marry will kick you squarely in the feels.
From sneezes to panties, it’s not always like some people expect.
This item of clothing has Japanese Twitter users wondering if women wearing business shirts are actually showing us their underwear.
The curious trend that started in Japan has blown up in China.
Japanese adult satellite network ERO24TV is currently donating money to an AIDS awareness charity based on how long you can keep your eyes closed in front of your monitor—they’re not going to make it easy though!
With Japan consistently appearing in the lowest ranks for gender equality in industrialised nations, the adoption of Prime Minister Abe’s recent bill to promote the role of women in the workplace has been a welcome development in what remains a traditionally patriarchal society.
What the headlines fail to mention, however, are the archaic laws entrenched in the country’s Civil Code that continue to hold women back, including same surname requirements upon marriage, and differences in the minimum marriageable age and re-marriage prohibition period for both sexes.
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women has again called for a revision of Japan’s current laws, slamming the country for being one of the few industrialised nations where it remains illegal for married couples to have different surnames.