Lesbians in Korea
Do you date at all? Korean women or other foreigners? - Lol, not a chance in Korea. Do people ever guess that you're a lesbian? (I'm slightly. I didn't tell her, that I'm a lesbian, because I didn't knew how she would react. .. Here is the whole story: Dating a girl [FF] from South Korea. Gay and lesbian dating in Korea (South)! Join the number one community for gay and lesbians now.
Earlier that day I had met up with a group of queer expat women I found through Facebook, and after a barbeque and karaoke we made our way to Labrys, which is to say that we walked into an unmarked building that also housed a clothing store, squeezed eight people into an elevator meant for four that was vibrating with the bass blasting from the top floor, and were transported to Homo Heaven.
I have never seen so many lesbians in one place. As a group of ten non-Koreans, we were a bit of a spectacle.
Girls would come up and dance with us with gleefully terrified expressions, or take pictures of themselves with us in the background.
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Dating in Korea is serious business. Much of what made all this so intriguing — and so frustrating — was the language barrier, which ran the gamut from virtually no linguistic communication like with Jina to fluent communication like with Eun Ji, the girl I dated for over a year, who majored in English in college. But even with girls who spoke English there was always a gap between how I wanted to express myself and how I did express myself, and most girls told me they felt the same way.
I enjoyed operating on the boundaries of language, but sometimes I missed just talking — openly, freely, without hesitation. Hani Siyad And after a while, I started to notice something else.
Sure, there are words for gay and lesbian, but we are left out of everyday discourse. Without the possibility of speaking about our desires, we could only enact them. There are some upsides to this whole subculture thing. You can get away with a lot when you are unspeakable and therefore unthinkable. But there are also obvious downsides. We would re-enter the world that has no words for us. I often had to remind myself that I had it fairly easy as a non-Korean-speaking American.
Pride is great fun, there are [thankfully] way more places to go than Homo Hill. Sappho's does a lot of meetups, we're doing an overnight trip soon, you will definitely meet a lot of people from there, either online or in person.
Being in the closet: I only am at work.
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I can walk down the street holding hands with my girlfriend. Here it's more 'mind your own business'. If people guess I'm a lesbian, I don't hear about it. Like I said, if people guessed, they wouldn't say anything, because it's rude. I know a lot of different girls here, some super butch, some super femme.
I am somewhere in the middle and don't have any problems. I stay away from Homo hill because Itaewon is the devil's butthole. Hongdae has nicer ones. Homo hill is kind of seedy, hongdae has a nicer class of club, plus i find homo hill is mostly for men.
There are also not necessarily lesbian bars but women only bars. Depending on what kind of night out you want, you'll probably be catered for.
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