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KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Yes, but only with sex reassignment surgery
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: No

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Traveled to KOREA, REPUBLIC OF with a partner? Did your hotel or guesthouse react to your sexual orientation?
I stayed at a gay or lesbian hotel (0 %) It was not an issue at the hotel (0 %) I felt uncomfortable at my hotel (0 %) I was refused accommodation because of my sexual orientation (0 %)

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in KOREA, REPUBLIC OF...
Imanol (user currently living in KOREA, REPUBLIC OF) posted for gay readers on 24/10/2012 tagged with tourism, human rights
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Hi everyone! I am a gay person from Mexico, living in Korea because of an exchange student program and I am very interested on meeting gay korean people to socialize and also, to make a contact with an LGBTI mexican organization one of my friend is leading so we can share experiences and support. I would be very glad if you guys can stay in contact with me, I'm so interested on it.

My e-mail is: imanoliiito@hotmail.com

Hope we can stay in contact. Greetings :)
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Imanol (user currently living in KOREA, REPUBLIC OF) posted for gay readers on 24/10/2012 tagged with tourism, human rights
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Hi everyone! I am a gay person from Mexico, living in Korea because of an exchange student program and I am very interested on meeting gay korean people to socialize and also, to make a contact with an LGBTI mexican organization one of my friend is leading so we can share experiences and support. I would be very glad if you guys can stay in contact with me, I'm so interested on it.

My e-mail is: imanoliiito@hotmail.com

Hope we can stay in contact. Greetings :)
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