Last edited: March 06, 2005

South Korea

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Homosexual acts between consenting adults are not an offence. According to South Korea's London Embassy, "homosexuality is rare in Korea and for this reason it has not been necessary to frame laws relating to it" (IOC/1995). [Haha! -Bob]

Legal position confirmed by 1983 Report of Hong Kong Law Commission.



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