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Professor Says Men Are Rejecting Feminism Due to Victim Mentality

Professor Says Men Are Rejecting Feminism Due to Victim Mentality

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A Seoul National University professor claims men are rejecting feminism due to the idea that they are the victims. Professor Kim Soo-ah at Seoul National University said that the discourse of reverse sexism against women is dominating online communities and the comment sections of news websites during the conference on [...]

Growing Anti-Feminism Sentiment in South Korea

Growing Anti-Feminism Sentiment in South Korea

Anti-feminism sentiment is growing among South Korean men, particularly online where an increasing number of posts expressing disapproval towards the movement and targeting feminists are being shared. SEOUL, March 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Last week, a furious male K-pop fan took to the internet to share his frustration after his favorite idol Irene, a member of [...]

Elementary School Teacher Targeted by Malicious Online Smear Campaign for Teaching About Sexual Minorities

Elementary School Teacher Targeted by Malicious Online Smear Campaign for Teaching About Sexual Minorities

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – An elementary school teacher who gave an interview to an internet news channel in July that was titled “Three Reasons Why Feminism is Needed in Schools” has since become the target of a malicious online smear campaign. To protest the teacher’s treatment, over 20 rights groups converged on Gwanghwamun [...]

Online Battle of Sexes Still Raging in Korea after Gangnam Station Murder

Online Battle of Sexes Still Raging in Korea after Gangnam Station Murder

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – It has been 70 days since the Gangnam Station murder, which sparked the ongoing controversy over gender crimes in South Korea. The recent issue of a voice actress from the online game “Closer” being fired for wearing a ‘feminist’ t-shirt has started another fiery battle of the sexes on social [...]