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Added on: 08/10/2023
08/09/2023
FIRST ON FOX– House Republicans want the Biden administration to step in to help two Finnish officials who are “stand[ing] trial for simply being Christians,” and echoing…

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Added on: 06/25/2023
06/24/2023
As Pride events got underway in Europe in June, disinformation and hate speech targeting the LGBTQ community spread across social media, triggering extreme online responses, including incitements…

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Added on: 02/06/2023
02/05/2023
The passing of legislation in Finland that abolishes the requirements for trans people to endure invasive medical and psychiatric procedures before they can have their gender recognised…

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Added on: 07/05/2022
07/04/2022
Finland will update its transgender legislation in autumn, Prime Minister Sanna Marin promised at the Helsinki Pride parade on Saturday, where she said the reform carries personal…

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Added on: 01/31/2022
01/30/2022
Finnish Lines: U.S. Sens. James Lankford and Jim Inhofe have taken up the cause of a member of Finland’s parliament whose LGBTQ commentary has brought her into…

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Added on: 08/31/2021
08/31/2021
A citizens’ initiative to ban sexual orientation and gender identification conversion therapy is moving forward to being considered by parliament after it gathered the needed 50,000 signatures…

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Added on: 08/24/2021
A citizens’ initiative to ban sexual orientation and gender identification conversion therapy in Finland reached the required 50,000 signatures on Monday, which means it will now be…

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Added on: 07/26/2021
First, it was the Brits and then the Swedes. Now, the transgender moral panic is receiving more pushback from the Finns. Finnish medical guidelines are now opposed…

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Added on: 02/17/2021
02/16/2021
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Homophobic language and hate speech against transgender people are on the increase among European politicians, an advocacy group said on Tuesday as…

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Added on: 02/16/2021
02/15/2021
Homophobic language and hate speech against transgender people are on the increase among European politicians, an advocacy group said on Tuesday as it sounded the alarm about…

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Added on: 11/26/2020
11/25/2020
Sanna Marin, Finland’s prime minister, has spoken out about plans to reform the Trans Act to enable trans people to legally self-identify. When asked whether she sees…

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Added on: 11/09/2020
11/08/2020
According to a report by the Finnish Parliamentary Ombudsman, the centre said in a training manual that sexual orientation, specifically homosexuality, was an obstacle to military service….

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Added on: 09/08/2020
Helsinki Pride Week gets underway on Monday, postponed from its usual June date due to the coronavirus situation at that time. Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is…

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Added on: 04/24/2020
The Rainbow Families Association Sateenkaariperheet confirms that Finland’s first two same-sex adoptions have taken place. It comes three years after the Marriage Act was reformed to allow…

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Added on: 12/11/2019
12/10/2019
Sanna Marin, the newly-elected prime minister of Finland, will be the youngest sitting country leader in the world and is the daughter of same-sex parents. The Social…

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Added on: 09/14/2019
A surge in “chemsex” parties, where some people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is refuelling epidemics of HIV among…

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Added on: 09/10/2019
09/09/2019
Racist and abusive language is “commonplace” online in Finland and is on the rise in political discourse, a report by the Council of Europe warned on Tuesday…