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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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Record turnout for Oslo Pride

An estimated 90,000 people took part in Saturday's huge Oslo Pride Parade, nearly double the number of the last official parade in 2019. In...

‘Brave pioneer’ laid to rest

Norway's crown prince, the president of the Parliament and the leader of the Supreme Court were among those paying tribute to Shabana Rehman at...

Norway hails Shabana Rehman with a state funeral

UPDATED: Norwegians promoting freedom of expression, diversity and integration were among those mourning the death this week of the self-proclaimed "Born Free Artist" and...

Late bishop ‘changed church history’

Many Norwegians are mourning the death over the weekend of the first female bishop in The Norwegian Church, Rosemarie Köhn. She was being hailed...

Party leader’s resignation spurs debate

Une Bastholm's recent and sudden resignation as leader of Norway's Greens Party (MDG) didn't only surprise colleagues and spark debate over the party's policy....

Government apologizes for how gays were treated

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre begged the pardon on Wednesday of thousands of skeive Norwegians (all those not heterosexual) who've been badly treated and...

Norway mourns its own Pride pioneer

Karen-Christine Friele, best known as "Kim," was being hailed Tuesday morning as the gay rights activist in Norway "who broke the sound barrier" in...

Digital Women’s Day is ‘still necessary’

Traditional events to mark International Women's Day in Norway had to go digital this year, but organizers claimed they were still important and necessary....

Minister asks men’s club to ‘wake up’

Norway's government minister in charge of culture and equality, Abid Raja, said he hopes the Oslo-based men's club Norske Selskab will "wake up" and...

Women light a fire under men’s club

One of the last old-fashioned “gentlemen’s clubs” in Norway came under more pressure to join the 21st century on Monday. After years of debate...

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