Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

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.


“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.