[HUFFPOST] Korea’s first-ever openly gay student council president interview

December 29, 2015
Kim Bo Mi (Yonhap)

Kim Bo Mi (Yonhap)

[HUFFINGTON POST] BoMi Kim has been the student council president at Korea’s most prestigious university, Seoul National University, since late November. She is also the first college student council president to publicly reveal her sexual orientation in South Korea, a traditionally conservative country.

Her coming out received significant attention in Korean society, where LGBT issues largely remain taboo, despite public opinion shifting toward acceptance.

HuffPost Korea met with BoMi Kim on the SNU campus on Dec. 23 to discuss her run for student body president, her plans for her school and much more. [READ MORE]