Entry #224: LGBT discrimination in South Korea

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RegionSouth Korea
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusIllegal in some contexts
Start DateAug 15, 1948
End Datenow
DescriptionThere are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in local jurisdictions, but national law doesn't protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sourceshttp://annual.sogilaw.org/review/download_ko/1817


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Deleted by maansf. edit law

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End DateJan 1, 1949(NONE)

Revision by ckd. incorrect info. Please remove.

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Revision by rainbowmit1. Corrected error

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NoteThere are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea.There are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in local jurisdictions, but national law doesn't protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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There are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea. local jurisdictions, but national law doesn't protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Revision by Meelis

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NoteDate shown is the founding of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). There are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea.There are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea.
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Date shown is the founding of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). There are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea.

Revision by Pizzaslices412653

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ValueNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
NoteDate shown is the founding of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). There are no LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea.Date shown is the founding of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). There are some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea.
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Date shown is the founding of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). There are no LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea. some LGBT anti-discrimination protections in South Korea.
Sourceshttp://www.hrw.org/news/2007/11/05/south-korea-anti-discrimination-bill-excludes-manyhttp://annual.sogilaw.org/review/download_ko/1817
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http://www.hrw.org/news/2007/11/05/south-korea-anti-discrimination-bill-excludes-many http://annual.sogilaw.org/review/download_ko/1817
Reports (8)
  • Status is not correct "I think some provinces give sexuality discrimination protection. I saw it on wikipedia"
  • Newer law has been passed "National Human Rights Commission act currently covers sexual orientation and gender idenity"
  • Status is not correct "South Korea has no any protections or anti-discriminations about LGBTQ+people. Please deleted this wrong informations."
  • Date is incorrect "Should be 4 Sep 2018 - present"
  • Status is not correct "Illegal since 4 Sep 2018; the status of this section and the other are backwards in that this should be "15 Aug 1948 - 4 Sep 2018""
  • Status is not correct "http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/896150.html"
  • Status is not correct
  • Other information is incorrect "This is a past policy. Current policy is to allow transgender South Koreans to change identification information without sex re-assignment surgery."

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