Russia, a Graveyard for Ethnic Languages

Russia is home to around 185 ethnic groups or nationalities and more than 100 languages. It is lamentably also a country where indigenous ethnic languages are going extinct. According to UNESCO’s Map of Endangered Languages, 135 ethnic languages on the…

Forced Sterilization of Trans People in Japan

It is very difficult to be transgender in Japan, legally speaking. One must be at least twenty years old, unmarried, and without children under the age of twenty. One must undergo a psychiatric evaluation to receive a diagnosis of “Gender…