LGBT rights in Norway
Norway, like most of Scandinavia, is very liberal in regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights and it also became the first country in the world to enact an anti-discrimination law p...
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LGBT parenting
LGBT parenting refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people parenting one or more children. This includes children raised by same-sex couples (same-sex parenting), children raised b...
Sexual orientation and military service

The LGBT Military Index is an index created by The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies that uses 19 indicative policies and best practices to rank over 100 countries on the inclusion of lesbi...
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Torbjørn Urfjell
Torbjørn Urfjell (born 3 November 1977) is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party.Hailing from Gjerstad, Urfjell took his secondary education in Risør and Vågsbygd, finishing in 1996. He ...
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Same-sex marriage in Norway
Same-sex marriage became legally recognized in Norway on 1 January, 2009, when a gender neutral marriage bill was enacted after being passed by the Norwegian legislature in June 2008. Norway became th...
Norwegian National Association for Lesbian and Gay Liberation
Landsforeningen for lesbiske, homofile, bifile og transpersoner (LLH) (in English: The National Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People) is a Norwegian organization "working for ...
Gerd Brantenberg
Gerd Mjøen Brantenberg (born October 27, 1941) is a Norwegian author, teacher, and feminist writer. She is also the cousin of radio and TV entertainer Lars Mjøen.Her most famous novel is Egalias døtr...
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Karen-Christine Friele
Karen Christine ("Kim") Friele (born 27 May 1935) is a Norwegian gay rights activist, famous for being the first Norwegian to publicly acknowledge and advocate for her sexuality, in June 1965. She act...
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Sexual orientation and the United States military
The United States military excluded gay men and lesbians from service from its origins until 2011. The military consistently held the official view that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) ...
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Wenche Lowzow
Wenche Bryn Lowzow (born 27 May 1926) is a Norwegian politician in the Conservative Party of Norway. She was a member of the Norwegian parliament as a representative from Oslo between 1977–1985. When ...
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Johan Bernhard Hjort
Johan Bernhard Hjort (25 February 1895 – 24 February 1969) was a Norwegian supreme court lawyer. Having joined the law firm of Harald Nørregaard in 1932, he continued the firm after World War II as Ad...
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Israel Defense Forces
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; Hebrew: צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל  Tzva Hahagana LeYisra'el , lit. "The Army of Defense for Israel", Arabic: جيش الدفاع الإسرائيلي‎), commonly kn...
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LGBT rights in the United Kingdom
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the United Kingdom have evolved dramatically over time though still vary slightly by jurisdiction in the four nations of the United Kingdom.Befo...
LGBT rights in Russia
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Russia face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons. Although same-sex sexual activity between consenting adults in privat...
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LGBT policy in the Military of the Netherlands
In 1974, the Netherlands was the first country to ban discrimination against gays in the military.
On March 18, 2010, after U.S. President Obama announced that he wanted to put an end to the Don't...
LGBT policy in the Canadian military
LGBT policy in the Canadian military has changed in the course of the 20th century from being socially repressive to being socially accepted.
In May 1967, due to the passing of the CF Reorganizati...
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Same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is marriage between two people of the same sex. Legal recognition of same-sex marriage or the possibility to perform a same-sex marriage is sometimes ref...
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