When the investigators put him on a video call with his ex-lover, who admitted to the relationship, he felt he had to confess. But Mr. Kim is one of an increasing number of gay or transgender soldiers who have been persecuted under Article of the Army Criminal Act, which has been used to out them and punish them for consensual sex, Amnesty International said in a report released on Thursday.
A statue of a girl representing victims of Japan's World War II-era sexual slavery, which has been on display at an international arts festival in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, was ordered by Japanese officials to be removed, the festival's organizers said Saturday. The statue, which symbolizes Korean women who were forced to serve as sexual slaves for front-line Japanese soldiers during the war, was created by a South Korean artist and has been on display at the Aichi Triennale international contemporary art festival. Yonhap Japan's top government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, and Hideaki Omura, governor of Aichi Prefecture, notified the festival's organizers that the statue should be removed.
Sexuality in South Korea has been influenced by culturereligionand westernization. Viewpoints in contemporary society can be viewed as a conflict between the traditional, conservative older generation and the more liberal and 'modern' generation. Due to this conflict, several issues in Korea, including sexual education, homosexuality, and sexual behavior is highly contested.
Elise Hu. The former pop idol was there to undergo police questioning over charges of supplying prostitution services. A total of four Korean entertainers have abruptly retired from the industry this week, in a widening scandal linking the glossy world of K-pop with a series of seedy sex crimes. The biggest players — Seungri, of the influential all-male group Big Bang, and the year-old singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young — have both apologized to the public for their involvement in twin, interlocking cases of exploitation of women.
This course examines the transformation of Korean society beginning around the turn of the 20th century to contemporary times. In particular, it explores how shifting categories of masculinity, and by contrast, femininity have impacted upon, and in turn been influenced by social, cultural, and political change. Using multiple disciplinary lenses, we will critically examine how gender intersects with political, social, and economic developments starting with the Confucianization of Korean society during the Joseon Dynasty up to the contemporary moment of globalization and neoliberal reform.
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A petition demanding a ban on life-size sex doll imports to South Korea on the grounds they "corrupt public morals" has amassed a quarter of a million signatures. Many had been placated by government agencies placing import restrictions on the dolls, which are legal in South Korea, under legislation that outlaws materials which "corrupt public morals". But thousands decided to take action after the country's highest court ruled that giant sex dolls are a personal matter.
In the decade since the last recession, airlines, auto and other industries have enjoyed a near uninterrupted streak of profits. Americans barely had time to process the scale of the tragedy on the nation's southwestern border when violence struck another community, more than a thousand miles away from Snap's Jeremi Gorman is simplifying, giving the sales team an "Amazon-esque" structure and building out her team to ramp up the company's ads organization. With new risks from trade wars, stocks head into the final weeks of summer vulnerable to a pull back or even a correction.
Kim Joon-hyup recently went on his first date in three years. But the year-old student wasn't looking for a girlfriend, he was completing a college assignment. From picking the right partner to coping with breakups, the "Gender and Culture" course at Seoul's Sejong University teaches students the various aspects of dating, love and sex.
Yue Qian does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Recent reports about a sex recession among young Americans aside, the concept of dating and mating is reasonably engrained in daily life in the West.