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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in Norway

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Norway, like most of Scandinavia is very liberal in regards to gay rights and also became the first country in the world to enact an anti-discrimination laws towards homosexuals. Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region centered on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe and includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. ... Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of... The gay rights movement is a collection of loosely aligned civil rights groups, human rights groups, support groups and political activists seeking acceptance, tolerance and equality for non-heterosexual, (homosexual, bisexual), and transgender people - despite the fact that it is typically referred to as the gay rights movement, members also...

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Protection based on sexual orientation in law

In 1972 Section 213 of the Penal Code, which prohibited sexual acts between men (but not women) was repealed. The law was last used some time in the late 1960’s. Following the repeal, the age of consent was 16 for both homosexuals and heterosexuals. In 1981, Norway became the first country in the world to enact a law to prevent discrimination against homosexuals.


Homosexuals can serve in the Armed Forces.


Recognition of same sex couples

Civil unions are allowed in Norway. Only married heterosexual couples are permitted to adopt under Norwegian law, but stepchild adoption is allowed for same-sex couples. In 2004 a bill was introduced to make the current marriage law gender neutral but this was rejected by the Norwegian Parliament. A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing homosexual couples access to the benefits enjoyed by married heterosexuals (see also same-sex marriage); it can also be used by couples of differing sexes who do not... The Storting main building The Storting, or Stortinget, (the Great Assembly), is the parliament of Norway, and is located in Oslo. ...


Gay life in the country

There is a fair sized gay scene in Oslo. Most of Norway is very gay liberal, an example can be found in Norway's socially liberal Nordland County, where churches are seen to fly rainbow flags [1]. County District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... // For other uses, see Nordland (disambiguation). ...


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