According to new research, queer asylum seekers adjust to the Norwegian model in order to gain credibility by society and the authorities. The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) says that they take the applicants’ diverse sexual expressions into consideration.
Some computer games provide players with gay characters. At the same time, however, the gay characters can always be deselected. Where is the diversity in the gaming world? asks Norwegian game researcher.
If you are a male immigrant and marry a woman from a country other than your own, you increase your chances of a good job and a high income. This applies whether the woman you marry is Norwegian or not.
In order to say anything about gender and violence – apart from counting the number of men and women who abuse or are being abused – we need to look at the meaning behind the violence, according to the Norwegian researcher Hilde Jakobsen.
Blue tit females mate with more than one male. Several possible blue tit fathers may then work together to stop predators from attacking their young, according to new research from the University of Bergen. Philosopher Claus Halberg believes this research challenges established ideas about the passive female.
Research fellow Seán Williams (The University of Sheffield) and associate professor Kari Nyheim Solbrække (The University of Oslo) join forces in a project which aims to gender contemporary representations of illness and health.
This issue of the Journal for Gender Research offers three articles within the framework of an open issue. Thematically, they range as wide as you can possibly imagine: A critical discussion of indigenous methodology, via insane male sex offenders, to dog training.