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Norway Becomes Sixth Nation to Provide Marriage Equality

Timothy Kincaid

June 11th, 2008

According to GayMormonBoy, who happens to read Norwegian, same-sex marriage has now passed the Parliament in Norway.

They join

Netherlands – 2001
Belgium – 2003
Canada – 2005
Spain – 2005
South Africa – 2006


Pink News is confirming the news with an article in English



June 11th, 2008 | LINK

Bruce Bawer (who lives in Norway) on his blog Memo from Europe also posted a short blip that the Norwegian Parliamen passed the bill.

Jim Burroway
June 11th, 2008 | LINK

I should have know there’d be a gay Mormon ex-missionary boy somewhere who could read Norwegian. ;-) Thanks GMB!

Bob Schwartz
June 12th, 2008 | LINK

Please note that women could vote in Norway by 1913, seven years before they aciieved the franchise in the U. S. With both presumptive presidential candidates opposing marriage equality, will U. S. gays catch up to Norway in a scant seven years? Only if we push for it and not waste time on the electoral charade.

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