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Season of Pride: LGBT people, allies celebrate Pride around the world

| Sunday, June 29, 2014
Participants celebrate LGBT Pride in London on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies, June is a month of pride and celebration. Around the globe, LGBT Pride Month has been marked with parades and marches, festivals and dances, and in some cases, protests and counter-protests. In the United States, much of the celebrations have focused on a string of victories ...

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Norway’s Health Minister to take husband to Paralympics in Sochi

| Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Bent Hoie (left) and his husband, Dag Terje Solvang.
OSLO -- Norway's most high-profile openly gay politician will attend the Paralympic Games in Russia with his husband, despite the controversy surrounding Russia's anti-gay propaganda law.

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Norway refuses gay Iraqi asylum, says ‘go home, be discreet’

| Monday, December 12, 2011
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A gay Iraqi has been refused Norwegian asylum and told to “go home and be discreet.” The High Court accepted that Azad Hassan Rasol was gay and that gay men in Iraq are at risk, including at risk of being killed, but it ruled that Rasol ‘must comply with Iraq’s socio-cultural norms’.

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Married lesbian couple rescues 40 kids during Norway shooting rampage

| Wednesday, July 27, 2011
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A lesbian couple were among the first responders to assist victims following the shooting massacre in Norway on Friday, when gunman Anders Behring Breivik went on a shooting rampage at a youth camp on Utoya island.

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Oslo: Something to remember

| Monday, July 25, 2011
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I’ve been struggling to find a meaningful way to discuss the Oslo tragedy -- and I’m at the point of simply admitting the sheer frustration I have with my abilities as a writer, as a therapist, as a commentator -- and as a human being. Maybe you’re there, too.

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