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Students Who Wore Rainbow Clothes to Chapel Class Win Court Case Against University

Students Who Wore Rainbow Clothes to Chapel Class Win Court Case Against University

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Wearing rainbow-colored clothes that symbolize the human rights of sexual minorities, students attended chapel classes. These students were punished by the school, but the court ruled that punishment meted out by the university was unfair and unjustified. On Thursday, the Seoul Eastern District Court nullified all disciplinary measures and [...]

Portion of S. Koreans Opposed to Homosexuality Dips Below 50 pct for the First Time

Portion of S. Koreans Opposed to Homosexuality Dips Below 50 pct for the First Time

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The portion of South Koreans who are opposed to homosexuality fell below 50 percent for the first time, a report showed Sunday, in an indication of Koreans’ growing openness to sexual minorities. In a 2018 poll of 8,000 Korean adults, 49 percent said that they cannot accept homosexuals, down [...]

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 [...]