Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, no restrictions
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Public opinion polls in Norway have found that acceptance for LGBTQ+ individuals is prevalent.

History

Homosexual activity in Norway

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Homosexual activity in Norway is legal.

Current status
Since Apr 21, 1972
Legal
Norway fully repealed Section 213 of the Norwegian Penal Code, legalizing homosexual activity.
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Until Apr 21, 1972
Male illegal, female legal
Section 213 of the Norwegian Penal Code defined sexual intercourse between men to be a crime with the punishment being up to one year of imprisonment.
The law did not include homosexual activity between women.
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Same-sex marriage in Norway

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Same-sex marriage in Norway is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2009
Legal
In 2009, same-sex couples were granted marriage rights, making Norway the sixth country in the world to recognise same-sex marriage.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Norway

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Norway is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Norway, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Norway

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Right to change legal gender in Norway is legal, no restrictions.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 2016
Legal, no restrictions
Surgery is no longer required as of July 1st, 2016.
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Until Jul 1, 2016
Legal, but requires surgery
Changing the gender status was legal, but required gender-reaffirming surgery.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Norway

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Norway is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Norway does not recognise non-binary genders. Intersex infants are assigned a gender at birth, which may include medical proceedures.
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LGBT discrimination in Norway

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LGBT discrimination in Norway is illegal.

Current status
Since 1981
Illegal
Section 5 of the Act on the Prohibition of Discrimination on the grounds of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression bans discrimination towards LGBTQ+ persons.

Norway was the first country in the world to enact a law against the discrimination of LGBT people by amending Paragraph 349a of the Norwegian Penal Code. In the same year Paragraph 135a was amended to prohibit hate speech directed at sexual minorities.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2016060…//www.france.qrd.org/assocs/ilga/euroletter/45.html france.qrd.org/assocs/ilga/…
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LGBT employment discrimination in Norway

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LGBT employment discrimination in Norway is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since 1981
Sexual orientation and gender identity
As of 1981, Employment discrimination was outlawed as well as LGBTQ discrimination.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Norway

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LGBT housing discrimination in Norway is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Norway

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Same-sex adoption in Norway is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2009
Legal
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Serving openly in military in Norway

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Serving openly in military in Norway is legal.

Current status
Since 2001
Legal
Norway has been allowing all genders to serve openly in the miliary since 2001
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Blood donations by MSMs in Norway

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Blood donations by MSMs in Norway is banned (1-year deferral).

Current status
Since Apr 1, 2017
Banned (1-year deferral)
In 2016 the Norwegian Directorate of Health decided that from April 2017 MSMs and men who had sold themselves sexually would be accepted as blood donors, provided that there had been at least 12 months since their last sexual contact.
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Until Mar 31, 2017
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Indefinitely banned.
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Conversion therapy in Norway

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Conversion therapy in Norway is banned.

Current status
Since Dec 12, 2023
Banned
By a vote of 85-15, the norwegian parliament gave a final approval to a law banning conversion therapy.
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Until Dec 12, 2023
Not banned
Conversion therapy is not banned in Norway. In 2022, the government introduced a proposal to ban the practice, but the adoption of a new law according to this proposal has been delayed over concerns that a total ban would infringe on the rights of those who consent to conversion therapy. The Minister of Culture and Equality, who originally proposed the ban, hopes it will come into effect in autumn 2023, despite these concerns.

Although legal, conversion therapy has been considered malpractice by the Norwegian Psychiatric Association for over 20 years. Approximately 90% of all authorized psychologists in Norway belong to this organization (as claimed by the organization itself).

Equal age of consent in Norway

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Equal age of consent in Norway is equal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 1972
Equal
Age of consent equal at 16 years of age.
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