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Somali-Norwegian author Amal Aden has received more than 146 threatening messages after taking part in the Oslo Pride Parade this weekend. Recounting her ordeal, the lesbian activist said many Norwegians could not imagine the perceived tension of being Muslim and gay.

"On Sunday morning, I woke up to find 146 threats on my phone, either phone messages or SMS," Aden wrote on Wednesday in a column in the Aftenposten newspaper.

"I'm lesbian, Muslim and Somali - it is not a simple combination," she added.


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