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Ho Kyeong Jang

Ho Kyeong Jang has 8 articles published.

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Ho Kyeong is KÉ's KOREA 101 editor. He is a graduate of Yale University with a B.A.in History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS). His fields of interest are LGBTQ rights, disability studies, and race relations in South Korea.

Study: “Dating Violence Prevalent in Seoul”

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.

#MeToo

#MeToo Didn’t Just Start in South Korea

As the #MeToo movement gathers momentum worldwide, South Korea is adopting the hashtag campaign -- but it's an oversimplification to say it "just started."

P(r)aying for Bigotry at Handong University

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.

Obituary: The Legacy of Jonghyun

Jonghyun’s death raises many questions of social importance: about the K-pop industry, depression, and suicide as a health risk in South Korea.

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