Transphobia in Norway

Parents often experience transphobia.  In an article on the Coming Out Stories blog, Tarald Stein reports of the transphobia he experienced from Norwegian Social Services when he came out as transgendered with frequent checks his child.  The degree of transphobia in Norway is shown in greater detail on Tarald’s own blog where he reports that “The only doctor who could help me get my operations has got a warning from the health authorities and may loose his license if he continues to help people. I’m very sad because of this.”

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2 responses to “Transphobia in Norway

  1. Drik

    Tarald Stein’s experience with the social services are very common (or so it seems). People where I live, in Sweden, have lost (or almost lost) custody because of trans related stuff. One mother realized that her son felt like a girl and let her dress like one. Social services meant that she forced the child.

    I’ll add this blog to my blogroll. 🙂

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