An acclaimed film director was accused of sexual harrassment, by a colleague who used the hashtag #MeToo. The accused apologized and came out publicly as a lesbian, raising eyebrows at the Kevin Spacey-esque move.
Korea Tourism Organization's plan for a mobile Muslim prayer room at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics has been dropped in the face of Islamophobic resistance.
A recent study of dating violence in Seoul revealed that 39.1 percent of women had suffered from physical violence, 54.7 percent had been victims of sexual violence, and several other shocking figures.
As the #MeToo movement gathers momentum worldwide, South Korea is adopting the hashtag campaign -- but it's an oversimplification to say it "just started."
With less than 10 days to go before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics open, it's still hard to find any local sign of halal food for Muslim spectators.
Handong University announced its official opposition to homosexuality last May: “Homosexuality is a regressive cultural trend that denies Biblical truth” and, “We believe true homosexual rights lie in conversion therapy.” It goes to lengths to abide by this belief.
EXO member Baekhyun made insensitive comments about depression, not long after the death of a K-pop star. Predictably, public reaction has been unforgiving.
Jonghyun’s death raises many questions of social importance: about the K-pop industry, depression, and suicide as a health risk in South Korea.