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Added on: 12/08/2023
12/07/2023
Last week, Russia’s highest court deemed what it called the “international LGBT movement” to be an extremist organisation and banned its activities in the country. This is…

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Added on: 11/12/2023
A Norwegian citizen originally from Iran was on November 10 charged with aggravated terrorism for the 2022 deadly shooting ahead of an LGBT festival in the capital,…

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Added on: 06/08/2023
06/08/2023
Norwegian police could have prevented a deadly rampage at a gay bar last year if they had acted on a tip-off from the foreign intelligence agency, seven…

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Added on: 04/16/2023
04/15/2023
Last week Friday, the Minister of Culture and Equality announced that a new law banning conversion therapy was delayed. Trettebergstuen pointed out that the delay is not…

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Added on: 09/10/2022
09/10/2022
Hundreds of people marched through the Norwegian capital on Saturday in an LBGT solidarity event to honor the Pride parade that was canceled in June after a…

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Added on: 06/29/2022
06/28/2022
Norwegian police said on Monday all Pride events across the country should be delayed, citing security concerns after a deadly weekend rampage by a gunman at a…

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Added on: 06/26/2022
6/25/22
Terrified revellers at a gay bar in Oslo hid in a basement and desperately called loved ones as a gunman went on the rampage, killing two people…

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Added on: 04/21/2022
OSLO (Reuters) – The Norwegian government formally apologised to gay men on Wednesday for a law that once criminalised sexual intercourse between men. Some 119 individuals were…

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Added on: 12/23/2021
12/22/2021
Christmas ads have become an annual tradition, often appearing as mini-films with their own festive story. But one Norwegian commercial, featuring Father Christmas kissing a man waiting…

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Added on: 07/18/2021
A Lutheran church in Norway has held a name change ceremony for a 49-year-old transgender person in what officials said marked the first such event in a…

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Added on: 12/23/2020
On 21 December, 2020, this historic statement was published on the Methodist Church’s website: “The Methodist Church in Norway admits and apologizes for the condemning attitudes and…

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Added on: 11/26/2020
11/25/2020
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Norway’s parliament outlawed hate speech against transgender people on Tuesday, expanding its penal code which has protected gay and lesbian people since…

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Added on: 11/10/2020
11/10/2020
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Norway’s parliament outlawed hate speech against transgender and bisexual people on Tuesday, expanding its penal code which has protected gay and lesbian…

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Added on: 07/10/2020
07/09/2020
Norway is to prioritise refugees who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, the government has confirmed. LGBT+ refugees will, for the first time, be given priority both…

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Added on: 09/07/2019
09/06/2019
Norway’s domestic security agency has warned about the possibility of a terror attack from rightwing extremists “in the coming year”. In a statement, the PST said its…