Korean Sexuality

Korean Women Angry at Being Promoted Less Than Men


( Source: J David Allen )

A snapshot of some of the different forms of sexual discrimination experienced at Korean workplaces, from the January 15 edition of Metro Busan:


What IS the Age of Consent in South Korea?


Considering the abysmal state of sex education in Korea, part and parcel of a society reluctant to admit that teenagers have sex or even sexuality, then the notion that it’s only thirteen sounds simply absurd.


Mise En Scène: The Sexiest Korean Commercial Ever?

Korean Sociological Image #27: What, Koreans Can Do The Love Shake Too?


Something that manages to combine both the best and the worst of the Korean media.


Lusting After Teenagers…or the Maturing of Women’s Fan Culture?


When living at home forces young Koreans to keep their sexual encounters a secret, it’s no great surprise that Korean society strongly discourages open expressions of sexuality outside of marriage.


Korean Sociological Image #26: The Japanization of the Female Body?


The message that drinking a product will attract the opposite sex is hardly new in Korean advertising, but rarely is it so blatant (or lame) as in this above example with Cha Tae-hyun (차태현) and Jessica Gomes for Georgia.


(NSFW) Korean Movie Review #3: Samaritan Girl/Samaria (2004)

( Source: Naver Movies )

To my surprise, there can actually be some advantages to being a fledgling movie reviewer.

For instance, lacking the knowledge of experts, I can drop all pretense of objectivity. And indeed, my long-held preconceptions of this movie did have a profound effect on my ultimate enjoyment of it.


Kim Daul’s Death: A Sense of Perspective


I despise Korean netizens.


Korean Sociological Image #24: Childcare is Women’s Job


( Source: Raysoda )

For traveling parents, this is a godsend:

Asiana’s mother-friendly services have been gaining enthusiastic reviews from those who have been through the ordeals of traveling with infants.


Korean Movie Review #2: A Good Lawyer’s Wife (2003)


A Good Lawyer's Wife Cast( Source )

Like last week’s choice of movie, A Good Lawyer’s Wife defies easy description.


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