As Seoul prepares for its pride parade this Saturday, meet one young man who grew up and still struggles with being gay in South Korea.
Shin Ji-ye is the Green Party's provisional candidate for the upcoming Seoul mayoral elections in June. She's probably not going to win. But her platform provides shrewd, progressive insight into some of Seoul's -- and by default, South Korea's -- most pressing problems.
This unassuming 84-year-old living in Seoul holds a secret: His sister was married to the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and bore Kim Jong-nam, once a contender for power. His story is one of tragedy, reunion and loss.
Four years after the controversial wedding with his husband in Seoul, Dave Kim is struggling to legalize his marriage. But he's hopeful; here's why.