A Yelling Man in Japanese Train and the Problem with Speaking For Someone Else

I started using my 2nd Japanese Twitter account a.k.a. my bar business account to share short videos, like this one about homophobia and J-pop vocal covers.

In the video below (don’t worry, it’s subbed in English), I talk about this weird experience I had on a Japanese train about 10 years ago in Tokyo and how it taught me the importance of not speaking for someone else without consulting them first.


Masaki C. Matsumoto
A queer writer and YouTuber. UChicago MA dropout. My preferred pronouns are they/them. Read more

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