It said: “I’m not a virgin (and I’m a teenager).” “Yes, it was a political statement,” she said in an interview with The Korea Herald.“When you live in a country where you can be punished at school for dating a fellow student, where you need to be 19 or older to get information about birth control online, nothing can be more political than what I said that day.” Now 20, Kang is a college student and a member of an advocacy group that fights for teenagers’ rights, including their rights to birth control, privacy and quality sex education in South Korea.According to the article, Down (and its sister app Sweet) will continue to operate and the company’s CEO Colin Hodge will join Paktor as the head of Paktor Labs.
That was when his father had invited him to bring his “best friend”, Dutchman Hans de Waal, to their family home in Surabaya, East Java. For the conservative Muslim society in the regency of Jombang, his case was an unusual one.
That is because the friend, Hans, is also his partner.
Hi there, I was just refused consideration as a renter in a home in Bogor because I am a single bule woman. Code for: don't want any hanky panky happening in their house.
Which made me realize fully for the first time: I may really be limited in my ability to date while here. In the United States, of course, I can date, bring someone to stay overnight, have a steady boyfriend outside of marriage, etc. What are the ramifications if I pursue american-style dating?
In 2012, when Kang Min-jin was 17 years old, she decided to go public about her sex life.
Back then, in a rally focusing on youth rights in Seoul, she held a banner which she thought was both deeply personal and political.
She and her colleagues also fight for teenagers’ rights not to be physically punished at school as well as to be able to dress freely, and actively -- and safely -- engage in sexual and romantic relationships as minors.
As of 2014, only 39 percent of sexually active South Korean teenagers used birth control, while 66.1 percent of all teenagers who became pregnant had abortions.
A gay man from the conservative town of Jombang in East Java is happily married amid the public upheaval surrounding sexual orientation.
The 44-year-old devoted Muslim stands on his decision to open up about his relationship with the love of his life, whom he has spent a committed relationship with for over a decade.
Pretty much every city thinks its traffic is the worst -- Atlanta, LA, and Houston moan about theirs plenty. The index pulled data from Tom Tom navigation users to calculate the number of stops and starts made per kilometer, multiplying that figure by the average distance driven every year in 78 countries.