South Korea

  • After Sex Video, S. Korea Accused of Targeting Gay Soldiers

    (AP) A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group.

  • LGBT People in Conservative S. Korea Find Hope

    Just after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized nationwide same-sex marriage, tens of thousands of people gathered in front of Seoul's city hall to show their support.

  • South Korea Sex Change Doc: I Correct 'God's Mistakes'

    BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — As Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun begins surgery to create a functioning penis for a Buddhist monk who was born female, he is well aware of the unease his work creates in this deeply conservative country. The devout Protestant known as the "father of South Korean transgender people" once wrestled with similar feelings.

  • The Problem With Being Gay In South Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) -- Micky Kim remembers the day two years ago when he married Tony Ruse in California.