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Police bust Jjimjilbang cross-dresser in Hongdae
Police bust Jjimjilbang cross-dresser in Hongdae

In case you missed it, this past weekend kicked off the annual Korea Queer Festival in Seoul's Hongdae district, which runs until June 16.  Each year, the festival draws crowds of both Koreans and foreigners to participate. Judging from media footage, one might assume that only foreigners in Korea are the ones who are 'afflicted' with […]

Update on the Mike White-Jjimjilbang tragedy

Regarding the mysterious death of Mike White at a jjimjilbang in Gyeongsan, apparently the mother had her first interview with a Korean language daily newspaper today, plus has a TV interview tomorrow with a Korean TV station.

Expat teenager dies at jjimjilbang in Gyeongsan
Expat teenager dies at jjimjilbang in Gyeongsan

This is so sad. It’s been on my mind all day since the story first started to break. Nathan picked up on it early and posted about it here. Surprisingly, there is no Korean media coverage about this, at all. But expect Korean Herald to run with it after enough foreigners tip them off, which […]