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Travel
South Korea’s Haesindang Park, an International Tourist Attraction, Is Dedicated to Penises

You won’t believe this South Korea penis park — not only does it have over 50 giant carved phalluses throughout it but it also has a bonkers backstory

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We’ve Rounded Up the Gayest K-Pop Moments for Your Viewing Pleasure

It’s undeniable that the K-pop genre has developed into a global phenomenon, with passionate fans everywhere around the world — and it’s not hard to see why. The music is catchy, fun, and addictive. K-pop idols are fashionable, ultra-talented, and gorgeous. They dress impeccably. They appear on variety shows and[…]

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Film
Indie Film ‘Minari’ Presents a Fresh But Familiar American Immigrant Story

Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari is a sweet, modest independent film about a family of Korean immigrants relocated to Arkansas to try their luck as farmers; a memory piece based, in part, on Chung’s own experience in the 1980s (when the film takes place). It doesn’t pander to the decade, as rural[…]

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Mike Pompeo Forced Seoul’s U.S. Embassy to Remove a Pride Flag and Black Lives Matter Banner

The US Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, was recently forced to take down both a rainbow flag celebrating Pride Month and a Black Lives Matter banner hung in support of the protests against police brutality and the murders of Black men, women and children in the United States. The State[…]

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