Trump claims he will be arrested
The former President of the United States writes on social media that he will be arrested on Tuesday. He urges his followers to protest against this. The background to this claim is likely information that a grand jury is expected to make a decision in the case involving ex-president and porn star Stormy Daniels. Is […]
The Parliament approves the long-awaited changes to the Finnish Transgender Act
The proposal was approved by a vote of 113 to 69.
Iceland’s population is fast approaching 400,000
According to an announcement published on the website of the Icelandic Bureau of Statistics, the number of Icelandic citizens increased by 2,570 in the fourth quarter of last year. The communiqué states that at the end of the fourth quarter of 2022, Iceland had a total population of 387,800. This group included 199,840 men, 187,840 […]
The Main Committee amends and approves the Trans Act
The transgender law reform will now advance to the main chamber of the parliament next week. MPs from the center and the Fundamental Finns voted against the proposal.
Finland’s transaction reform collides in the parliamentary committee
“We came to the unanimous conclusion that we have no chance of getting this across the finish line today,” he said, declining both to shed light on what has complicated the process and to speculate on when the statement might be finalized. Since the reform will be implemented by the end of the election period, […]
The reform of trans legislation was again delayed in the committee
The new law would make it easier for transgender people to change their legal gender.
The legal affairs committee’s expert selections for transactions are raising eyebrows
The key change in the bill is that people could change their gender in the population register without a medical examination or transgender diagnosis. The bill would also remove the requirement that people applying for gender reassignment surgery undergo sterilization. Finland is the only Nordic country with such a requirement. Parliamentary committees can invite experts, […]
How inclusive is Denmark in the international LGTBQ+ community?
A utopia that is safe, progressive and socio-economically advanced – that is the general international perception of Denmark, the first country in the world to give legal recognition to same-sex unions in the form of registered partnerships in 1989. It was proof that Denmark had come a long way from its strict penal code of […]
For some – but not for gays – freedom in the US
It seemed like everyone was participating in the Gay Pride parade – drag queens and studs, bros and kids. The prime minister and the mayor were visibly present. The rainbow flag does not fly on government buildings in the state of Texas. On the contrary – when it comes to gay rights, the Lone Star […]
To regret the irreversible
After struggling for a long time with her identity and the feeling of being different, 19-year-old Emelie Köhler comes out as a trance. At first, she tries to live with her male identity in the body she has, without hormones or surgical procedures. But when the outside world does not see the man she feels […]
Guest opinion: Time to stop closing doors for transgender athletes and instead open our minds
Many people ask “Do transgender women belong in sports?” Honestly, if it was only up to me, this question would not even be asked. A transgender woman is a woman and deserves a place in women’s sports like any other woman or girl. That is my opinion. More than musclesI see you come up with […]
The trans women’s victory in the United States is causing concern among elite sports organizations
Danish Athletics chairman Bent Jensen knows that he goes on eggshells when he discusses transgender people’s involvement in elite sports. It is clear from his statements over the last 24 hours that he wholeheartedly supports their right to determine their own gender. But he also knows that Danish Athletics will be left with eggs in […]
Tage Tosa – the mystery of women’s clothing
In 1981, Lotta Malmstedt moved away from home, to Malmö – a big city far away. It is a city on dekis, full of desolate plots and without entertainment. One day at Tempo, she gets to see an odd figure. It’s a man walking around with a skirt and lace gloves. People call him Tage […]