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South Korea Byun Hee-Soo trans soldier

South Korea told to ‘bear responsibility’ for trans soldier’s death and end LGBT+ discrimination

TV Mango Couple Backpack Kim

Viral Bohemian Rhapsody ‘kiss challenge’ shows the world all love is equal after censors blurred gay scenes

Rami Malek starred as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody gay kisses blurred out by TV channel because they ‘could make families uncomfortable’

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K-pop star Sowon issues divisive apology after posing with Nazi mannequin

South Korean chatbot Lee Luda

AI chatbot Lee Luda pulled after it started ‘really hating’ lesbians

K-pop star Holland

South Korea’s first openly gay K-pop star Holland pleads with fans: ‘Please admit that I’m gay’

Kwon Do Woon

K-pop fans celebrate as Kwon Do Woon becomes Korea’s first major star to come out as gay in 20 years

Participants march along a street during a 'Gay Pride' march in Seoul on July 15, 2017. Thousands of people celebrated gay rights with song, dance and a march in Seoul on July 15, amid rain and boisterous protests by conservative Christians. Religious South Koreans have been a loud fixture at the annual parade for years, holding a rival anti-homosexuality rally while trying to physically block the march. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES (Photo credit should read ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)

South Korean president remains silent amid growing pressure to enact the country’s first-ever LGBT+ protection law

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Gay men in South Korea are being hunted on dating apps after ‘palpable homophobia’ grows amid coronavirus resurgence

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Second wave of coronavirus in South Korea linked to queer bars and LGBT+ spaces in Seoul

Heechul: This is why the Super Junior K-pop star refuses to deny he's gay

Beloved K-pop star refused to deny rumours he was gay in case he was ‘disrespectful to sexual minorities’

Trans soldier pleads with South Korea military to let her continue serving

Soldier discharged by South Korean military for transitioning pleads with army to take her back

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