Let us check out all the female Kpop idols who support the LGBTQ+ community. As Pride month is in full swing, many people are curious about how our beloved Kpop idols have supported the community. And many people might not know, that South Korea is not really vocal in speaking about the LGBTQ+ community, but our female Kpop idols have especially taken it upon themselves to change this ‘taboo’ and support the community whole-heartedly. This is why many people of the community are attracted to these idols because of their open-minded views and their love.
Although the 21st century has made huge progress, we can still see that many parts of the world do not give the LGBTQ+ community equal rights, opportunities, and acceptance. But many celebrities have taken the step to embrace their fans of all backgrounds. We have seen that many Kpop idols have shown their support by raising the Pride flag high during their concerts and respecting their fans.
Female Kpop idols who are big supporters of the LGBTQ+ community:
All these beautiful moments have always been close to our hearts because if you see your favorite idol giving the support and acceptance that many people might not give, that is one of the best things that helps you maintain your confidence and respect. So let us see some female Kpop idols who support the LGBTQ+ community and the heartwarming moments between them and their fans.
Blackpink smiling after seeing the Pride flag and showing love
We know that the members of Blackpink are one of the most famous female Kpop idols who support the LGBTQ+ community and they were not shy to show off their support and love towards them even during their big concerts. When one of the fans threw the Pride flag on the stage, Rosé enthusiastically picked it up and waved it happily on screen. Another beautiful again happened when Lisa was unfolding the flag, they figured out that it was a Pride flag and smiled with their whole heart. We know all the members of Blackpink support the community, but Rosé always stands out.
Mamamoo is here again to change the mindset of the society
We just knew the queens would definitely make it to the list of female Kpop idols who support the LGBTQ+ community. Mamamoo has been especially vocal to show their immense love and support for the community. We know the queens have always broken stereotypes and they have always been at the front to bring a change in the mindset of the people. They have been seen supporting the LGBTQ+ community many times. They have always said that they love and care for all kinds of people, and it doesn’t matter to them which religion, sexuality, race, and gender they come from.
Along with this, they have also posed with their fans showing off the Pride flags that the fans were holding. This is not the end, the members of Mamamoo were also pictured with Harisu, who is a transgender actress, model, and singer and is known as the second person in the country who changed their sex legally.
Twice being the supportive queens
Twice has shown their support for the LGBTQ+ community many times in subtle ways. Chaeyoung has watched “Carol” which is an LGBT-themed movie, and many people know that all the members of Twice have recommended watching a beautiful lesbian anime which is “Yuri Yuri”. The member Chaeyoung has liked Wouter Hamel since her trainee days, who is an openly gay Dutch artist and has attended his concert. During the concert, she also invited him to Twice’s concert.
In a V Live, the member Sana also mentioned that a family can have two mothers and that all the families may not have a mom and a dad. Chaeyoung also performed Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” in Twice’s ‘TWICELIGHTS in Seoul’ concert. While performing, they enthusiastically sang the famous lines of the song “No matter gay, straight, or bi, lesbian, transgender life, I’m on the right track baby, I was born to survive”. This left the fans in awe and they have highly appreciated the members for this performance.
When Sunmi’s tour coincided with the Pride month
Sunmi, one of the most popular artists in the Kpop industry never lets us down. We saw her supporting and accepting the LGBTQ+ community when she kept mentioning them in her concert. Her concerts were during the Pride month and Sunmi couldn’t help but speak her mind. One of her videos, even went viral when she said that she has many different sides of herself like dorky, and LGBT…. LGBT Queen. She also openly said that she supports LGBT, but also said “don’t get me wrong guys”. She also explained that she is not a part of the community but is an ally.
Loona thanking their LGBTQ+ fan base
Loona openly talked about their big LGBTQ+ fan base in their interview with MTV News. The member Yves mentioned how their fans thought of her solo song “New” and also “Heart Attack” of Chuu as songs related to the LGBTQ+ community. She later said that they did not see the song like this in the past, but later, when the fans interpreted it in this way, the whole group was ecstatic and thanked their fans for doing so. The girl group Loona has always supported their LGBTQ+ fans and they always say that they want to go beyond gender, race, and nationality.
CL of 2NE1 showing off her love for her gay friends
Yes, you might know CL as the badass queen and she is not afraid of showcasing her true love and support for the LGBTQ+ community. In an interview with the ELLE Magazine, she enthusiastically mentioned that she enjoys the company of her gay friends and she loves that she has many gay friends. She also added that they are so much fun to be with. And this is not just for show, she is also known to be close friends with an openly gay designer Jeremy Scott.
Boa in the Pride Parade!
What better way to show your support to the LGBTQ+ community than to perform at the Pride festival. Yes! Boa did exactly that. Many fans might not know but Boa, a member of GOT the beat has performed her single ‘Energetic’ at the San Francisco Pride Festival in 2009. To support the community at that time was definitely a big thing and Boa proudly did that and gained love from many fans.
Taeyeon celebrating the National Coming out Day
The vocal queen of Kpop Taeyeon is one of the female Kpop idols who support the LGBTQ+ community. She is also known for speaking her mind and she posted an image of a rainbow on the National Coming Out Day on October 11. Although this was not that big of a gesture, but these subtle actions and support give the fans a lot of happiness and a feeling of acceptance. Thus she is not only one of the most charismatic idols of the Kpop industry but she also inspires many people all around the world.
f(x)’s Amber openly talking about her lesbian friends
Amber already has a huge fan base because of how open she is and how she does not hold back on what she wants to say. And again, it was not a surprise that she came in the list of female Kpop idols who support the LGBTQ+ community. Amber has mentioned in an interview that she has many lesbian friends in America. When she was given the question if she was ever asked out by girls, she replied that she did get asked out by them. And even now some would say they are there for her if she changes her mind. The way how she can talk about this so casually and in a respectful way just stole our hearts.
Sistar rejecting the norms
The four-member group Sistar has an amazing music video that, if you have not watched yet, you should definitely go and check out. The music video is “One More Day” where the girl group rejected the norms and the video featured a lesbian couple. The group received a lot of love from the LGBTQ+ community because releasing an MV like this was very courageous of them considering how homosexuality is not seen positively in South Korea.