Posted by SBM1,120 pts Thursday, August 13, 2020

Jo Kwon reveal of having a genderless image, gets confused as being non binary by western Kpop fans


Jo Kwon recently discussed his role in the musical Jaime & how he wants to express himself in a way that is androgynous

Unfortunately, some news outlets & fans took this as him considering himself to be non binary, a claim of a third gender that isn’t amongst the biological “male or female” identities 

There are accounts that confirmed the mistranslation

Despite these confirmations, many fans who believe in non-binary were very hostile to confirm his pronouns as “They/Them”, despite Jo Kwon never saying he identified as that

It seems as though many western fans got excited to put him under the non-binary category before seeing whether he actually said he was so, and giving him pronouns he never expressed to have wanted in order to push the special trendy agenda

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    Lubby00248 pts Thursday, August 13, 2020 0
    Thursday, August 13, 2020

    People gotta be careful with forcing the non binary claims. Not everyone who expresses androgyny wants to be called that



    cabbagejuice1,836 pts Thursday, August 13, 2020 2
    Thursday, August 13, 2020

    correct me if im wrong but i dont think Korean has pronouns anyways?? ive never learned of a word that directly translates to he/she/they. Korean just uses words like man/woman/person to describe a persons gender. If a sentence doesnt say man/woman then it is hard to tell who the subject of the sentence is. I think thats why jo kwon hasnt outright specified a pronoun. its hard to know bc of this problem with the language


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