Japan's First Lady Marches In Tokyo's Pride Parade

"I want to help build a society where anyone can conduct happy, enriched lives without facing discrimination," First Lady Akie Abe posted to her Facebook.

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The 51-year-old spouse of conservative Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe – who has a reputation for being extremely outspoken – stood atop a float during the celebration.

The first lady also posted several photos to her facebook.

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Check out this video of the parade:

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