Kim Bo-mi, 23, was elected president of the student body of one of the most prestigious universities in South Korea with 86.8% of the votes. It is true that she was the only candidate, but her application could be rejected.
Despite the pressure of Christian organizations and despite the police ban, the LGBT community of Seoul decided to maintain the organization of the Gay Pride scheduled for late June.
A few weeks ago, “Rainbow Action”, a LGBT group of Seoul organized a rally in front of city hall to oppose the sudden refusal of the mayor to set up an anti-discrimination law as promised. After 6 days of sit-in, the activists returned home, having received part of their claim.
The mayor of Seoul, South Korea had indicated that he would pass a charter for protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity but that was before he gives in to pressure from conservative and religious groups.