25th June 2015
Norwegian government proposes extending trans protections to children 2
6:06 PM — The government in Norway has proposed extending the right of its citizens to change their legal gender to children.
9th June 2015
Footballer sent off for calling opponent ‘gay’ 6
1:22 PM — A footballer in Norway has been given a red card - after branding another player "gay".
Church of Norway ‘furious’ after Eurovision star films raunchy gay music video in church 30
12:54 PM — The Church of Norway has lashed out at a singer who filmed a steamy gay music video in one of its churches, labelling it a "gross abuse" of the building.
8th June 2015
Watch: Iranian-born Eurovision singer comes out in raunchy music video 28
5:59 PM — An Iranian-born Eurovision star has come out in a raunchy music video - and revealed he has been banned from his birth country.
27th May 2015
Hook-up app users show less face pics in homophobic countries 8
3:18 PM — Scruff has recently conducted a global survey, in an attempt to discover which countries show more face pictures when using their app and why.
23rd May 2015
Northern Ireland is now the odd one out on same-sex marriage 147
7:58 PM — Following the victory of same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland has grown increasingly isolated on the issue.
27th June 2014
Norway’s health minister promises to improve gender recognition laws
6:10 PM — Norway’s Minister for Health, Bent Høie, has promised to improve transgender rights by pushing through laws improving the country’s outdated system of gender recognition.
30th May 2014
Norway’s FA bans pro-gay rights demos for Russian match 8
5:37 PM — The Norwegian Football Association has banned political demonstrations including a pro-gay protest during this Saturday's friendly against Russia.
17th April 2014
Norway: Plumber stabs workmate ten times after being called ‘grumpy little gay’ 3
10:12 PM — A Norway plumber has been acquitted from a charge of attempted murder on the grounds of insanity, after stabbing his workmate ten times for being labelled a 'grumpy little gay'.
16th April 2014
Norway’s PM offers support for same-sex church weddings 2
1:42 PM — The Prime Minster of Norway has offered her support to allowing same-sex couples to marry in churches.
11th April 2014
Norway’s city halls open up for priests to bless gay couples’ marriages 3
3:57 PM — In protest against the Church of Norway's refusal to perform same-sex marriages, mayors have vowed to open up city halls to allow priests to perform blessings for gay couples' marriages.
8th April 2014
Church of Norway votes against allowing priests to marry gay couples 39
1:17 PM — The Church of Norway has voted not to allow same-sex couples to be married by its priests in a close run vote.
14th March 2014
Norway: Group of 10 youths sentenced after luring and attacking gay man with fake dating profile 12
12:14 PM — Ten 20-year-olds in Norway have been sentenced with community service and fined a collective equivalent of £10,200 after they lured a middle-aged gay man with a fake dating profile and then attacked him with a baseball bat and BB-gun.
25th February 2014
Several countries cut aid to Uganda over anti-gay law 49
12:32 PM — One day after Uganda's President signed into law a bill making homosexuality punishable with life imprisonment, several countries have already said they will cut aid to the country.
5th February 2014
Russia: Gay Norwegian minister will take husband to Sochi Games 4
2:28 PM — A gay Norwegian minister has confirmed that he and his husband will be attending on behalf of Norway at the Sochi Paralympic Games.
30th December 2013
Why does the Irish version of this Coca-Cola advert omit a gay couple? 24
12:02 PM — Soft drinks giant Coca Cola has in an inexplicable move, omitted a same-sex marriage scene from an Irish version of an advert being show across Europe.
5th November 2013
Russia: Norwegian journalists detained, and threatened with imprisonment for criticising Sochi Olympics 12
7:51 PM — A Norwegian news crew say they were detained, harassed and threatened with imprisonment whilst reporting on the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.
17th May 2013
Video: Finland’s pro-equal marriage Eurovision entrant stages lesbian kiss and gets into final 16
2:34 AM — Following the second set of semi-finals tonight, Finland's Eurovision entrant found herself with a place in the final, following her performance of her pro-equal marriage song, which included a lesbian kiss.
17th April 2013
New Zealand legalises same-sex marriage 55
11:06 AM — New Zealand has become the 13th country in the world to legalise equal marriage.
11th April 2013
Uruguay votes to make same-sex marriage legal nationwide 15
8:22 AM — Uruguay is to become the 12th country in the world to make it legal for same-sex couples to marry nationwide after Congress ratified a bill passed last week in the Senate.