Madame Bonjour JohnJ is a drag queen/performer/activist who desires “a world of glitter beyond boundaries.” Most of the week, JohnJ manages Community Centre Akta, a HIV/AIDS information centre and event space located in Shinjuku Ni-chome, one of Asia’s largest gay villages. JohnJ also organizes different events for the LGBTIQ+ community and is an active member of “Drag Queen Story Hour Tokyo,” which provides educational experiences for young children.

“It’s Okay to be Different” by Todd Parr, published by Little, Brown and Company
Japanese translation by DQSH Tokyo