Sex change sterilization ‘a dark chapter’: Reinfeldt

Sex change sterilization ‘a dark chapter’: Reinfeldt

The leaders of Sweden’s seven main parties have expressed support for an amendment to legislation forcing anybody who has a sex change to undergo compulsory sterilization and, if married, to secure a divorce from their partner.

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Politician axed over anti-gay rhetoric

A Moderate Party politician in Stockholm has been stripped of his duties after making offensive comments on a rival politician’s blog about homosexuals and their right to adopt.

Woman gets damages for pregnancy job snub

Woman gets damages for pregnancy job snub

A 29-year-old woman is to receive 100,000 kronor ($14,000) in damages after reaching an out of court settlement with a home electronics store in western Sweden which cited her pregnancy as grounds for not offering her a permanent job.

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Man jailed after getting 12-year-old pregnant

A man in his early twenties has been found guilty of child rape after impregnating a 12-year-old girl he brought home from a party in Tranås in southern Sweden in January.

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19-year-old shot dead in Stockholm

A 19-year-old man has died after a shooting incident in the Stockholm suburb of Alby on Friday night, newspaper Expressen reports.