Filipino scholar expelled from a Catholic school in Korea?

I have a lot of gay friends and in fact, one of my nephews is gay and I love him dearly. They’re so much fun to be with (at least the ones I know) and there’s never a dull moment with them. I guess they are one of the people I miss most in Korea. Here, homosexuality is not openly accepted as it is in the Philippines (although they still experience discrimination). However, I haven’t heard of any incident wherein one was kicked out from school for being gay.

Here’s a news article about a Filipino scholar who was kicked out expelled from a Catholic school in Korea. I read about this a few weeks ago on Facebook. I just don’t remember exactly when or where. The last time I read about it I remember someone saying that they are seeking the help of the Philippine Embassy. I also read one of the statements of the person involved, I just don’t remember what it was. I need to eat some blueberries or perhaps natural sleeping pills! It’s late and I have work tomorrow ;p

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  1. so it’s finally out in the news.. when i first heard about this from a friend online, i really hoped things would turn out fine for him.
    i still do hope the university would reconsider..
    they knew from the start he’s gay..
    wala man lang warnings or whatsoever…

  2. i love filipino gays. i adore them dearly. for me, they’re hundred times more talented than hollywood stand-up comedians. our gay culture is more open than other countries like SK. i feel for this man, however, i think that even if his identity is known and obvious, he must always act in accordance to what is the rule (may it be in a foreign land or in his own). we don’t know exactly what prompted the school admin to kick him out. i just hope that he didn’t go overboard, like he showed indecency or he cross-dressed at school. bottom lime is, one must not be too comfortable in expressing himself/herself. respect must be practiced all the time.

    but i’m saddened by this news. sayang, gays are very smart and intellectual. i would have loved to hear more pinoys doing well academically abroad.

    1. Oh, no I don’t like gays. They might be smart but God does not like them. Do you remember Sodom and Gomorrah? They were burned by fire. Hard to accept but its true.

      1. YUKKY…. Hey! Watch your mouth!!!! God created all human beings.
        Being gay is not a sin but the act of having sex with the same sex is what considered as sin because that is not the original design/purpose for sexual intercourse.

        Don’t make Sodom and Gommorah as an example … it was not mentioned gay but men who burned with lust wanting to have sex with the angels.

        God love gays and given the opportunity to be save!!!

      2. YUKKY…. Hey! Watch your mouth!!!! God created all human beings.
        Being gay is not a sin but the act of having sex with the same sex is what considered as sin because that is not the original design/purpose for sexual intercourse.

        Don’t make Sodom and Gommorah as an example … it was not mentioned gay but men who burned with lust wanting to have sex with the angels.

        God love gays and given the opportunity to be saved!!!

    1. oh, so i was right. if the information in the link you provided is correct, then that means he really acted out of taste. did i read i right, he wore eyeshadow and stayed at a male dormitory? i wish he could have been discreet. 🙁

    1. My hubby’s Korean. When we were dating he naively says that there are no gay Koreans. Then he sees my poster of F4 from Boys over Flowers and he exclaims: “What’s that?! They look like they’re gay!”

      1. @Annp — But at that time your husband is already living in the US? I remember watching a KBS documentary many moons ago about the royal women of Chosun dynasty. They were provided same-sex lovers for pleasure but they were not gay, according to them – the act is considered gay but the people aren’t.

        1. Yes, Betchay…you’re right. We were already in the US and the last time hubby went home to Korea was 2006. So, I guess medyo nagulat lang siya at hindi familiar sa current fashion trend sa Korea.

  3. Ive watched the movie of Jo In Sung…frozen flower…Hows that?Are they not consider homosexual in Korea?What are they then?

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