We at the Norwegian British Chamber of Commerce are firm believers that LGBTQ rights are human rights and that “Alt Er Love”. (Translated: Everything is Love).
We stand by the LGBTQ community this month and every other month. We wish everyone a happy and safe Pride!
Here’s a list of organisations that you can learn more about and donate to:
Amnesty Norway and International
Amnesty works for human rights worldwide. A central part of this work is better protection of the rights of LGBT people nationally and internationally.
How you can support: Support the work for diversity and love by wearing a rainbow bracelet. Click here.
Foreningen Fri (Norway)
FRI works for gender equality and against discrimination against people who violate gender and sexuality norms in Norway and the rest of the world.
How you can support: by donating the amount of your choice so FRI can continue their important work locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Click here
Oslo Pride is Norway’s largest celebration of queer love and diversity. A ten-day festival where everyone is allowed to be exactly who they are. This year the festival is being digitally organised on vierlive.no
How you can support: Oslo Pride has an amazing webshop you can scroll through, and you can support either by buying an item of your choice or a one-time donation of £5. Click here
LGBT Foundation (UK)
Established in 1975, LGBT Foundation exists to support the needs of the diverse range of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans. We believe in a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential.
How you can support: Every day they provide over 500 hours of lifesaving support and services. They need your help to provide these essential services to their communities and be there for every single LGBT person who needs them. Click here
Equality Advisory Support Service EASS)
They advise and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights across England, Scotland and Wales. Phone number 0808 800 0082