More than a week after the Norway massacre, a story of a heroic rescue is gaining traction in the international media -- and some are blaming the delay on the sexual orientation of the heroines.
Toril Hansen and Hege Dalen, a married lesbian couple, were dining on the opposite shore from the youth campsite on Utoya Island when Anders Breivik opened fire. The couple rushed to the aid of those trapped on the island -- putting themselves in grave danger to rescue 40 teens.
A Finnish newspaper was apparently the first major news outlet to report on the dramatic rescue, and the translated story then began to appear on English-language LGBT blogs and newspapers. The blog Talk About Equality published the following translation:
Complete article at IB Times : http://bit.ly/nMmLDr