And helping to lead the charge is f(x)'s Amber and NCT's Johnny.
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24 Apr 2017 - 10:15 AM  UPDATED 24 Apr 2017 - 10:33 AM

Renowned science guy Bill Nye recently released his new Netflix TV series "Bill Nye Saves The World," and as part of his journey to save the world, he's enlisted the help of presenter Derek Muller in order to take a look into the changing gender roles within K-pop.

South Korea has generally been quite conservative when it comes to gender roles, but this has started to change thanks to K-pop and how K-pop has started to push the envelope when it comes to how people express themselves.

Helping to lead this charge in changing gender roles are f(x)'s Amber and NCT's Johnny, both of whom have invented their own unique styles that have challenged Korea's social norms.

According to Amber, she was the only androgynous girl within the K-pop industry back when she first started, and this caught many people off-guard. However, in the past seven years since her debut, Amber notes that there has been a notable growth in girls who are embracing shorter hair and more alternative fashion styles.

It's not just Amber who is pushing the envelope, as NCT's Johnny is also helping to inspire people to express themselves. Rather than conform to expectations, Johnny embraces the mantra of "be yourself" and hopes that people will express themselves according to how they want as opposed to how others want.

Check out Amber and Johnny's appearance on "Bill Nye Saves The World" right here and let us know what you think.


 

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