Beyond Boundaries: Drag Queen of Tokyo
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Video Length
00:04:47
Asset Language
English
Japanese
Georgraphic Subject
Summary

Madame Bonjour JohnJ is a drag queen/performer/activist who desires "a world of glitter beyond boundaries."

Description

Madame Bonjour JohnJ is a drag queen/performer/activist who desires "a world of glitter beyond boundaries."  Most of the week, JohnJ manages Community Centre Akta, a HIV/AIDS information centre and event space located in Shinjuku Ni-chome, one of Asia's largest gay villages. JohnJ also organizes different events for the LGBTIQ+ community and is an active member of "Drag Queen Story Hour Tokyo," which provides educational experiences for young children.

Credit:
"It's Okay to be Different" by Todd Parr, published by Little, Brown and Company
Japanese translation by DQSH Tokyo