disclaimer: unless specifically stated by the person being discussed, anything and everything proposed in this thread is pure speculation.
- 99film - an independent Queer film studio based in Seoul, Korea.
- Kim Jho Kwang Soo
Hong Suk Chun - the first celebrity to come out in Korea. He came out in 2000. Hong Suk Chun lost his job and even considered suicide but he was able to bounce back and now appears on variety shows, hosted Coming Out and gives speeches about homosexuality in schools.
Harisu - the first transgender entertainer in Korea and is the second person to change legally their gender.
Kim Ji Hoo was an actor and model who came out on April of 2008 on the show Coming Out but committed suicide on October of 2008 after receiving hate mail and after his appearances on fashion shows and on tv were cancelled.
Jang Chae Won was transgender woman who became famous for appearing in a show before and after undergoing sex change surgery. She committed suicide in 2008.
korean movies and dramas that center around/make implication towards men that like men or with pseudo-homoerotic(*) love-lines/stories/characters.MOVIES
- (# - M) 2 Weddings and a Funeral
Boy Meets Boy / Bungee Jumping of Their Own
/ Butterfly: The Adult World / Camellia /Camellia Project: Three Queer Stories at Bogil Island / Crimson Mark / The Depths / Desire / Frozen Flower / Gay Out Soon 4: RUMOR /
Going South / Goodbye Day /Hello My Love / I'm Horny Now / Just Friends? / The King and the Clown / LOVE, 100°C
/ Like A Virgin / Miracle on Jongno Street
- (N - Z) Night Flight / No Regret / One Night Only / The Perfect Man's Man /
The Postcard/ Rainbow Eyes
/Road Movie / REC / Stateless Things / Two Weddings and A Funeral / Weekends / White Night / The Wig /
You Used To Smile That Way
DRAMAS + VARIETY
- (# - M) Antique Bakery* / Cheese In the Trap / Coffee Prince* / Coming Out / Hogu's Love / My Friend is Still Alive
- (N - Z) Life is Beautiful / The Lover / Moonlight Drawn By the Clouds* / Personal Taste / Reply 1994 / Reply 1997 / Secret Garden / She is Wow /
Suddenly Last Summer / The Thieves / Three Friends /XY That Girl /
You Are Surrounded
music-related media that explicitly or non explicitly centers on the love between men or homosexual culture. some are completely up to interpretation.
- (# - M) bangtan - cypher part 3 / exo - playboy / exo - they never know / epik high - amor fati / fatdoo - a review on homosexuality /
nfinite flow ft. tablo & nell - rainbow
- (N - Z) taehyun (winner) - i'm young / song jieun - don't look at me like that / UV ft. JYP - Itaewon Freedom
- (# - M) 4minute - whatcha doin today / bangtan - i need u (tw: suicide, unrelated (?) to the gay-line(s) (??)) / bangtan - prologue / bangtan - RUN / bestie - excuse me / bumkey - bad girl / cheetah - your number / dynamic duo ft. jongwan of nell - heartbreaker
HOMME - 밥만 잘 먹더라 / hyuna - how's this? / jachungbi project - carousel (20 ost) (tw: NSFW.) / jachungbi project - werewolf (butterfly ost) / k.will - please dont / lee jung hun - crazy
/monsta x - all in
- (N - Z) nell - the day before (tw: suicide) / N.O.M - a guys / planet shiver ft crush - rainbow / rich - baby just say i love you / xin seha - 내일이 매일
- The Kimchi Queen - about gay life and culture in Seoul and South Korea
- Detailed Key analysis, KeySeop timeline & Jaejoong analysis by kremlindust