Gay South Koreans Declare Their Rights

A coalition of [South Korean] LGBT groups and straight supporters have used tomorrow’s 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations to draw attention to their situation. They called for protection from discrimination on the grounds of gender identity and sexual orientation. The Democratic Labour Party, gay men’s rights group Chingusai and Queer Junior, a youth group, are among the members of the Mujigae Alliance. It has presented a 30-point declaration of LGBT rights, among them the right to privacy at work. [PinkNews]