I decided to pursue this topic further with my female friends, also from Norway.
“We meet outside, drunk, have one-night stand, and if we’re lucky, the guy will text us the day after or the next time he’s going out (that’s typical), to meet again.
Cultural politics of sexuality and ‘race’ in Norwegian education” is the reconfiguration of sexual and racial politics in the Norwegian public sphere over the past decade.
Both gender equality and homotolerance was transformed from contested political issues to common values that were seen to positively distinguish Norwegian culture in this process.
Indeed there was quite a backlash from women in Norway some time ago when a Norwegian politician publicly stated that he thought Thai women took better care of their husbands and family.
A recent TV programme on Norwegian TV saw feminist groups suggesting that Norwegian law gives Norwegian men power of their Thai wives when they arrive in Norway.
Rune: 'Pim and I, we are happy, we have our own house, no money problems and I respect her, this is the story with many Norwegian men with a Thai wife.