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Is this a good city for LGBT expatriates? Why or why not?
Yes. This is a very open and liberal city/country. Everyone is friendly. The older generation of Finns can be conservative, but also very liberal. - Jul 19, 2012
Finnish people are somewhat conservative, but no one will say or look at a gay or lesbian couple. People keep to themselves. A respected Finnish political leader is openly gay. - Jan 23, 2011
It's not too bad as long as they don't flaunt it and keep a low profile. In Helsinki it's much more accepted than outside the city. They have a gay pride parade in June every year now. - May 9, 2010
I would expect that it is. - Apr 4, 2009
Yes. The Finns are very respectful of people's privacy and very tolerant. - Mar 26, 2008