As the survey did interviews and focus groups as well, there is also a great deal of personal quotes throughout the survey. I found the following, from a MTF 30-year old, particularly touching.
I wish people like us could hide the fact that we’d gone through [legal] sex change and the adoption process would become easier, too… It’s not like people care if your genes are in [your children] these days, either. I just want someone who’ll think of me as mom.”
So stop reading my post, and check out the South Korean LGBTI Community Social Needs Assessment Survey.
ps, the English version is only a translation of the key results. For the entire survey (including a detailed explanation of methods and the survey questions, click here)