Retrieved 29 January Previous studies have shown that impaired health and unhealthier habits are more common than average among LGBTIQ youth. Many of the young LGBTIQ persons who responded to this survey are open about their sexual orientation or gender identity at least to some family members, among friends, and at school. An estimatedpeople attended the Helsinki Pride parade. The legislation also granted immigration rights to a same-sex foreign partner of a Finnish citizen.
The friendly and liberal atmosphere as well as the fun and interesting activities make Finland a great destination for the LGBT community — welcome!
Finland: even the stamps are gay
The legislation also granted immigration rights to a same-sex foreign partner of a Finnish citizen. Young LGBTIQ people also reported significantly more problems related to mental health than did heterosexual young people and youth without gender incongruence. Views Read Edit View history. Linnea Estman 01 Mar Inthe Finnish Parliament approved an anti-discrimination law, establishing further protections in employment, the provision of goods and services, education and health services. It may be a case of taking part in everyday discussions under the same terms as everyone else, so that their sexual orientation or true gender identity is exposed, or it being possible for them to express their gender, for example through clothes, in a way that feels right to them. For instance, through the site Sateenkaaripapit tr.
It is a matter for some concern that a majority of the young LGBTIQ persons who have reported bullying to teachers have not received help or found that they themselves have been blamed for the situation. The Finns Party MP Arja Juvonenwho had been expected to be more pro-gay than her predecessor on the committee Johanna Jurvaalso accused the GreensSocial Democrats and Left Alliance of pressuring her to endorse the bill against the Finns Party's group decision. Experiences of violence were also much more common with the participants of the present study than with Finnish young people in general. Always looking for opportunities to tell another story. Over half of Finns favour same-sex marriage law". Party for a week in Helsinki The pride festival at the capital brightens the whole city in the colours of the rainbow. The friendly and liberal atmosphere as well as the fun and interesting activities make Finland a great destination for the LGBT community — welcome!