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News Brief Sapporo Becomes the Largest Japanese City to Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

News Brief: Japanese City Becomes the Largest to Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

by Aaron Shepard

News Brief Sapporo Becomes the Largest Japanese City to Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

News Brief:  Japanese City Becomes the Largest to Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

The Japanese city of Sapporo has become the latest to recognize same-sex relationships.  With a population of nearly two million, it will become the largest in the country to issue formal recognition to same-sex couples.

Earlier this year, the city of Iga began the process of issuing certificates to same-sex couples as did the Shibuya and Setagaya wards in Tokyo.

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