As bans that prevented LGBT people from adopting children have been lifted in every state, some adoption and foster care providers who disapprove of same-sex relationships have sought exemptions that would permit them to decline service to same-sex couples. The approach is particularly limited insofar as known providers are often concentrated in urban areas, with the result that LGBT people who live in rural areas may have to travel hundreds of miles to reach a provider who they know will serve them. In many instances, lawmakers have proposed laws to prevent the government from denying funding, licenses, contracts, and other forms of support to service providers who discriminate based on religious or moral beliefs. The lead character in Otomen "Girly Men" was a tall martial arts champion, the king of tough-guy cool. It is also battling against the effects on its already nuclear-destruction-scarred psyche of 's earthquake, tsunami and radioactive meltdown. Brandiilyne Mangum-Dear described that harm in these words: A fluent French speaker with two university degrees, she avoids romantic attachments so she can focus on work. No compensation was paid to interviewees. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. This was also the year, as the number of elderly people shoots up, that adult incontinence pants outsold baby nappies in Japan for the first time. To identify interviewees, researchers conducted outreach through national and state LGBT groups, legal advocates, and service providers who circulated information about the project to their networks. They flinch if I touch them," she says. Upon arriving in the state, they applied to a third agency that would work with them but would not place boys in their care, saying that the couple could not provide a sufficiently masculine influence.