We believe knowledge is the best way to fight prejudice and oppression.
At the University of Oslo we celebrate Pride by presenting some of our exciting LGBTQ research.
"Egg freezing tourism" among Norwegian women, dilemmas that drunken sex can cause, HIV among same-sex practicing men in Tanzania, gender and queer perspectives on Brexit and gender dysphoria in adolescents - all topics we do research on.
Among our courses are: Women's Law and Human Rights; gender equality in the Nordic countries; homotextuality: gay and lesbian literature and pornography; protection & power: Internet content regulation - protection or censorship?
Although it was a criminal offence to be gay in Norway in the 1920s, Ole O.Troldmyr (1888-1967) held fabulous parties in his villa in Holmenkollen.
Learn more about the mysterious history of the condom manufacturer and other queer lives in this digital exhibition from the Historical Museum.
LGBT research from UiO
Concepts shape attitudes, that’s why we should improve them
We cannot simply accept words that contribute to oppression or exclusion, says philosopher Joey Pollock.
Find out about increasing polarization in Brazil and how Poland is a homophobic state, but not a homophobic society and more on rights and international solidarity. Learn about Queer Sámi activism and Gender and sexuality in the Viking Age amongst other Nordic perspectives. Read about queer representations in the broader popular culture and other queer perspectives on the body, sexuality, and identity.