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ITO Satoru is Instructor of Art and Design at Tohoku University and Chiba Prefecture Human Rights Awareness Raising Center. He is founder of and counselor at the NPO “Sukotan Project” which supports the lives of members of the LGBT community. ITO publicly declared that he was homosexual back in the 1990s, in the very early phase of the recognition of the LGBT community in Japan.
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