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LGBTQIA+ Students in Denmark

Posted on October 14, 2020


Law in Denmark prohibits discrimination against persons based on sexual orientation. Denmark was the first country in the world to legalize same-sex unions, in 1989. According to the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Danish law is generally inclusive and the society is considered to be very comfortable with homosexuality. Denmark is known as one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world and was one of the first to embrace same-sex marriage and include LGBTQIA+ people in anti-discrimination laws. Urban centers will have more openly gay people than rural areas, but as a whole, the country is considered to be extremely tolerant.

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