Kwak Yi-kyong

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kwak.
Kwak Yi-kyong
Hangul 곽이경
Revised Romanization Gwak Yi-gyeong
McCune–Reischauer Kwak Yigyong

Kwak Yi-kyong (곽이경, born 1979) is a South Korean LGBT human rights activist, civil rights activist, and labor rights activist. From 2012 to the present, she has been a representative of Solidarity for LGBT Human Rights of Korea(SLRK).[1][2]

In her early years, Kwak was involved with student movements. She was Vicechairman of Goryeo University's Students' Union.[3] In 2002, she joined Solidarity for LGBT Human Rights of Korea (SLRK). From 2004 to 2005 Kwak was Secretary General of SLRK.[4]

In 2005, she was appointed to Education responsible of LGBT minorities Committee (성소수자위원회) of the Democratic Labor Party.[5][clarification needed] She was also involved with the labor rights, human rights, AIDS rights, and Anti-war peace movements. In 2011 Kwak was appointed to the LGBT minorities Committee of the Democratic Labor Party.[6] In 2013, she became adjunct policy director of the National Women's Union (전국여성노조).[7]

In 2012, she was operational chairperson (운영위원장) of SLRK. In 2013, she was chairperson of SLRK.

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