Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market (서울 밤도깨비 야시장)
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Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market (서울 밤도깨비 야시장)

Last October I wrote about the Bamdokkaebi Night Market, which was held at the Cascade Plaza at Yeouido Hangang Park. Just to recap, it’s an outdoor market where people sell their handmade goods, entertainers give free performances and food trucks sell an assortment food. It was a lot of fun and I wasn’t the only one to think … Continue reading

The Line Between Love & Hate: Korea’s 16th Annual Queer Culture Festival (퀴어문화축제)
Events / Korea / News / Seoul

The Line Between Love & Hate: Korea’s 16th Annual Queer Culture Festival (퀴어문화축제)

When I first moved to Korea, almost 6 years ago, people would always tell me that “there are no gays in Korea” or “there are no gay Koreans.” When talk of sex let alone sexual identity is strictly taboo and coming out of the closet can cost you your family, job and leave you ostracized it’s not hard … Continue reading