Son Seok-gu’s gay chart remark reflects Korea’s evolving stance toward LGBTQ+ community

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04/09/2024

The perception of the LGBTQ+ community is shifting. Stars like Son Seok-gu are expressing pride in the affection they receive from their gay fan bases. Their heartfelt gratitude has impressed many viewers. Son recently made headlines with his appearance on comedian Shin Dong-yup’s YouTube channel, where he boasted about ranking high on a gay chart, viewing it as a badge of honor and a testament to being in tune with trends. Son humorously boasted about his popularity in a poll among gay friends, saying, “It’s one of my proudest achievements. There’s a poll where gay friends vote for their favorite male actors. It’s a ranking too precious to miss. Aren’t they quick on picking up trends?”

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