1) This is Chloë Grace Moretz on SNL Korea this past weekend. 2) There’s a Korean version of Saturday Night Live. 3) Chloë Grace Moretz speaks Korean in the sketch. 4) I would say Chloë Grace Moretz’s Korean is pretty decent, but I do not speak Korean, so I do not know.
In the late afternoon on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, a petite Korean mother of one walked into the lobby of the Yolo County Jail wearing army fatigue pants, with tears streaming down her face. Convicted by a jury in February, she’d been locked up in the Northern California holding facility for a total of nine months. In…
Gloria Steinem wants North and South Korea reunified and is proposing a walk in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) to prove it. It’s called WomenCrossDMZ.org and organizers are hoping to gather 30 women for the walk in this, the 70th year of division.
Various LGBT+ media claim Korean media is speculating the Korean produced music video by girl group SNH48 has been banned because it features a heavily implied lesbian relationship.
Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun is known as the "father of South Korean transgender people," and he is the leading surgeon performing sex reassignment surgeries in South Korea. Despite his own strong Christian beliefs, he says he has come to the decision that performing SRS for his patients is the right thing to do, even if it…
File this under your "South Korea obsessed with plastic surgery" Google alert. A doctor who specializes in removing or shaving down women's jaws to make their faces more V-shaped has been displaying the excess pieces in his office. After photos of his jawbone towers went viral, Seoul's Gangnam District local police…
Almost the entirety of the non-white world is plagued with the never-ending desire to appear as "western" as possible. Whether that means whitening creams in India, blond hair in Egypt, or eyelid fold procedures in South Korea, the western (read: caucasian) beauty standard has permeated across virtually all…
As previously discussed, South Korea has the highest per capita rates of plastic surgery in the world. We've seen plenty of smiley, radiant "after" photos, but artist Ji Yeo has taken "right after" pictures: Haunting photographs of women in recovery rooms, bruised, bandaged, wounded.
At first glance, the images of the contestants in the 2013 Miss Korea pageant seem like a trick of the eye: Wait, are some of these the same person with different hair? At second glance, it's clear that there are different women in each photo, but they have very similar features.
Two weeks ago, The Onion published a satirical article declaring North Korean despot and king of the butt-shaped haircut Kim Jong Un the "Sexiest Man Alive." And yesterday, a Chinese state newspaper reprinted the piece in its entirety, completely without sarcasm, along with a 55-image slide show of Kim Jong Un posing…
Growing up, I remember making a pact with myself. As an adopted child I promised to find my family in Korea, but how exactly that would occur remained a mystery to me. I luckily had the unconditional support of my American family, even if they were stumped by my vague plan.
And you thought the Shake Weight was bad.
Things are looking up for guys in the market for a penis enlargement. It appears some researchers from Korea University have found a method that is actually effective—and you don't even have to reply to some sketchy spam email to get it. The results of their research were recently published in the Journal of Sexual…
Last year, Rep. Kang Yong-seok, a forty-two year-old member of South Korea's nationally assembly, went out drinking with some female students, and allegedly gave them some career advice: Female broadcasters were willing to trade sex for getting ahead in their careers, so would they?
Jung Yoon-hong, one of the few remaining "comfort women" — Korean women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II — has died, leaving only 79 women to fight for their long-denied compensation.
[Seoul, South Korea, January 1: New Year's partygoers wear matching headgear as they welcome 2011. Image via AP.]
[Seoul, August 22. A model shows off traditional Korean dress Hanbok, a creation by designer Park Sul-nyeo, during the Underwater Hanbok fashion show, which they claim was the world's first underwater Hanbok fashion show. Image via AP]
• After questioning 1,000 young adults, researchers determined that discussing STDs is the best indicator of whether a budding relationship will last. Talking about sexual health has become the new milestone for couples, surpassing even meeting the 'rents. •