Korean Queer-themed T.V Shows

Organized first to last by date of release.

Life is Beautiful 인생은 아름다워

First aired in March 2010, it is the first Korean prime-time drama to include a storyline about a gay couple's relationship. Song Chang-ee (송창의) plays Yang Tae-seop (양태섭), A doctor, who is in a relationship with a photographer named Kyeong-soo (경수) Played by Lee Sang-woo (이상우).

Broadcast date: March 2010 - ?
Genre: Drama
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Personal Taste 개인의 취향

I guy pretends to be gay to get the girl.
Genre: Romantic comedy
Broadcast date: March 31, 2010 – May 20, 2010
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People Seeking Laughter  웃찾사

Kim Tae-hwan and  Kim Kyung-Wook perform 'That's very hot' on an improv show called People Seeking Laughter or in Korean Utchasa.  I know, they are parodying gay stereotypes, but aren't they cute?

Genre: Improv Comedy
Broadcast date: February 13 2009 - ?
More info
Official Website

Coming Out  커밍아웃

Hosted by Hong Suk-cheon and Jung Kyung-soon.  Coming Out documents the day-to-day lives of gay people living in Korea.

Genre: Variety Show, Documentary
Broadcast date: ?
Links: Preview     Episode 1 (No English subtitles)

Lamp Fairy  램프의 요정

Genre: Romance, Drama
Broadcast date: ?
More info
@ pandoraTV (full-episodes, no English subtitles)

Coffee Prince  커피프린스

Guy falls in love with a girl who is actually a boy.

Genre: Romance, Comedy
Original Air Date: July 2, 2007 - August 28th, 2007 
Links: Official Site
@ Youtube (kissing scene)

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