Kodo Nishimura

Kodo Nishimura is a Buddhist monk of the Pure Land School, a makeup artist, and an LGBTQ activist. His memoir This Monk Wears Heels: Be Who You Are (Penguin Random House, 2022) is now available in English. 
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