The Very First LGBT Awards in Japan

「TokyoSuperStar Awards 2013」

The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

Beth Brooke, EY Global Vice Chair

giving a speech for TSSA in Tokyo, Japan

December 7th (Sat), 2013 at Billboard Live Tokyo

TSSA-1 BethBrooke
Photo By Tokyo SuperStar Awards 2012

Tokyo SuperStar Awards 2013 will be held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013 at Billboard Live Tokyo in Tokyo Midtown.

This year marks our fourth annual eventand we will have a very special guest from the United States.

Beth Brooke who is compiled the world’s 100 most powerful women by Forbes Business magazine is coming to Tokyo just for this awards to give a speech and encourage Japanese LGBT community to raise the awareness.

Brooke has public policy responsibility for E&Y’s operations in 140 countries and is on speed dial with leading regulators, policymakers, and capital market stakeholders around the globe.

Brooke is also an outspoken voice for the advancement of women and in 2012 made waves when she appeared in a video for “It Gets Better,” a campaign with the mission to discourage suicide in gay, lesbian and transgendered youth.

Who is Beth Brooke: Beth Brooke is the Global Vice Chair of Public Policy for EY (Ernst & Young). She is also EY’s global sponsor for Diversity and Inclusiveness and a prominent advocate for the benefits of inclusive leadership and growth.Beth is a member of the inaugural class of the Henry Crown Fellows of The Aspen Institute, which seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, and a member of the Committee of 200, which fosters, celebrates and advances women’s leadership in business.Beth also served on the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership led by Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and is regularly named by Forbes magazine as one of the world’s 100 most powerful women.


“Tokyo SuperStarAwards” is the collective name for an event established in 2010 with the following

three goals in mind: “Visualization of the LGBT Community in Japan,” “Introduction of Organizations

and Projects that Support Respect for Diversity,” and “Support from the LGBT Community for Children, Who Are Japan’s Future.”

Candidates for this award are “superstars” who have been in the spotlight of the LGBT community in

2013 for embracing their differences and building bridges between the LGBT community and society.

Awards are open to all individuals and groups, regardless of age, occupation and nationality.

Title:Tokyo SuperStarAwards 2013,

Organizer:Tokyo SuperStarAwards Operating Committee

Sponsors:SoftBank Mobile, Billboard Live Tokyo, Alfa Romeo, EY, Bloomberg, BAREFOOT

Support:Embassy of the United States

LBGT Media Partner: 2CHOPO

Operation Support:Specified Non-profit Corporation“Good Aging Yells”

Date:December 7th (sat), 2013

Doors Open 18:00 Event 19:00 End 21:00

Venue:Billboard Live Tokyo

(9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 4F Tokyo Midtown Garden Terrace)

Summary:Award ceremony with special guests and presenters

TSSATalk,TSSA Live, TSSA Show case

Tickets:From 8,000 yen (includes charity, meal, and entertainment. Excluding drinks)

Student Discount 3,000yen

Sales outlet:tixee-

Sales Period:Starting from Oct 7, 2013 (First-come, first-served)

Official Social Media:



Part of the proceeds from the Tokyo SuperStar Awards are donated to charities that support children. Last year, we donated JPY 202,991 each (a total of JPY 608,973) to the following charity groups –“Canayell ”, “Charity Art Exhibition ROSES ”, and “CARE-WAVE ”.

Tokyo SuperStarAwards Previous Winners

Media Award:GQ JAPAN “The Power of LGBT”, 2011 April

Special Award:DREAMS COME TRUE (Artist)

Overseas Award:President Obama, Lady Gaga etc.