Pan-Walkathon

Walk and talk in Copenhagen

The days are getting longer, the sun is more generous and it may be time to stretch your legs and take in some spring air after a long and chilly Scandinavian winter.

Pan Walkathon is an alternative way of casually networking with other people while exercising. And who knows? Maybe you’ll get som[……]

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Queer Comedy in Copenhagen

Being queer, muslim, woman and brown are the perfect attributes for the hilarious comedy hurricane known as Fawzia Mirza who will be in Copenhagen on 13 May to blow you away.

Pakistani-Canadian comedian Fawzia Mirza is rapidly rising to fame in the world of queer comedy and on May 13 she will be[……]

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Copenhagen hosting IDAHO Forum 2016

Copenhagen hosting IDAHO Forum 2016

From May 10 – 12 the Government of Denmark is hosting the 4th European conference IDAHO Forum in the capital, marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

While IDAHO, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, has been observed around the g[……]

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Big Ambitions in Happy Copenhagen

Big Ambitions in Happy Copenhagen

Happy Copenhagen, an organisation established only last year by Copenhagen Pride and Pan Idræt, is rapidly moving forward with ambitious plans to get both EuroGames and WorldPride to Copenhagen in 2021.

The organisation has within the past few months changed from being a project in its start-up p[……]

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Serious Trans Issues in Denmark

Serious Trans Issues in Denmark

In early March 2016 Amnesty International published a report on transgender rights in Denmark expressing strong criticism of the way trans people are being treated in the Danish health system.

Along with organisations LGBT Denmark and Copenhagen Pride, Amnesty has subsequently launched a campaign[……]

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Close-up: Amir Ashour from IraQueer

Close-up: Amir Ashour from IraQueer

In every issue of Homotropolis we introduce you to an inspiring and extraordinary LGBTQ person from either Copenhagen or Malmö, and our very first close-up is zooming in on Amir Ashour, the founder of IraQueer. Amir is currently residing in Malmö, and our editor Adam Westman met up with him.[……]

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History Lesson: The Queer Queen Christina

History Lesson: The Queer Queen Christina

390 years ago, back in 1626, a Swedish queen by the name of Christina was born. Already from the moment of her birth, Christina confounded sexual and gender stereotypes, and in fact she was thought to be male at first because of a hairy body and a “strong, hoarse voice”.

Upon the realisation that[……]

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Gay dads get together in Copenhagen

Gay dads get together in Copenhagen

A new network for gay dads called “Homofar” recently saw the light of day in Copenhagen. Homotropolis had a chat with Martin Braad Larsen, founder of the group and a gay dad himself, about the importance of rainbow parent networking.

“The idea for creating a group for gay dads actually came from[……]

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Sweden issues world’s first Pride stamp

Sweden issues world’s first Pride stamp

A new postage stamp depicting the rainbow flag to be issued in Sweden on the 4th of May to celebrate Pride, diversity and equal love.

The Swedish postal service has now made sure that you can send proud rainbow greetings all across the world by issuing a new stamp featuring the rainbow flag.[……]

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It's time to sign up for Copenhagen Pride Parade

It’s time to sign up for Copenhagen Pride Parade

It’s early April and Copenhagen Pride has published their sign-up link for the big Pride Parade in August along with a brand new website.

If you want to participate in Copenhagen Pride Parade 2016 now is the time to sign up!
The past years Copenhagen Pride Parade has been fully packed and ha[……]

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Coming soon: Homotropolis in English

Coming soon: Homotropolis in English

This spring Homotropolis will be hitting the streets of Copenhagen and Malmö … in English! We are looking ridiculously much forward to presenting our new and improved magazine to you.

On 3 May 2016 our new magazine will be available for free in LGBTQ relevant places in Greater Copenhagen. T[……]

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Comedian Margaret Cho returns to Copenhagen

Badass queer comedian Margaret Cho is currently on tour with her new show “There’s No I in Team But There’s a Cho in Psycho” which brings her to the Danish capital on December 10.

Being both an acclaimed comedian notoriously known for having no topics off-limits as well as an outspoken LGBT activ[……]

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Coming soon: Homotropolis in English

Ny organisation vil for alvor sætte København på LGBT-verdenskortet

Copenhagen Pride og Pan Idræt er gået sammen om at etablere organisationen Happy Copenhagen, der med en særdeles erfaren og kompetent bestyrelse nu går i gang med at arbejde målrettet for at få bl.a. World Pride og EuroGames til København i 2021. Projektet bakkes op økonomisk af Københavns Kommune.

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Radikale: SF-borgmester skal forklare manglende handling på homoseksuelles mistrivsel

Radikale Venstres gruppeformand i København, Tommy Petersen, kræver nu at der udarbejdes en samlet LGBT-sundhedsplan for hovedstaden efter det er kommet frem, at Københavns Kommune vil fjerne tilskuddet til gratis kondomer.

Gang på gang viser undersøgelser, at der er stor ulighed i sundheden hos[……]

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Slovenien får ægteskabsligestilling

Slovenien får ægteskabsligestilling

Det slovenske Parlament, der har sæde i landets hovedstad Ljubljana, har vedtaget at indføre ægteskabsligestilling.

Slovenien bliver det 21. land i verden, der indfører ægteskabsligestilling efter at et nyt lovforslag er blevet vedtaget i Parlamentet i går d. 3. marts 2015.

Loven blev vedtaget m[……]

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Russisk homokunstner besøger Warehouse9

I denne uge løber Warehouse9’s internationale performancekunst-festival af stablen, med bla. queer performance fra Rumænien, Holland og Rusland.

Det københavnske performance- og multimediegalleri Warehouse9 inviterer til International Performance Art Festival 2015. Festivalen strækker sig fra tor[……]

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Copenhagen Pride

Copenhagen Pride fortsætter kampen for transrettigheder

Copenhagen Pride benytter Copenhagen Winter Pride 2015 som en anledning til at udtrykke kritik af sundhedsministeren for at ignorere den kritik, der er kommet fra organisationer og enkeltpersoner engageret i at sikre bedre behandling af transpersoner i det danske sundhedssystem. 

PRESSEMEDDELELSE[……]

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ifguysactedinreallife

Hvis gay dating-app’s var virkelighed

Hvordan ville verden se ud, hvis bøsser og biseksuelle mænd opførte sig på samme måde i virkeligheden, som de gør på f.eks. Grindr, Hornet og Scruff?

En ny video fra folkene bag homositet Jack’d forsøger at vise, hvordan det virkelige homoliv ville tage sig ud, hvis vi opførte os som vi gør på da[……]

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Copenhagen Pride

Nu kommer Danmarks første Winter Pride

København får med Winter Pride en ny årligt tilbagevendende begivenhed, der skal være med til at tænde regnbuelys i de mørke vintermåneder og skabe flere aktiviteter og tilbud for LGBT-miljøet i Danmark.

Copenhagen Pride udvider igen sine aktiviteter med beslutningen om, at hovedstaden fremover o[……]

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Homopar i ny reklame for verdenskendt smykkegigant

Amerikanske Tiffany’s har for første gang i firmaets 178 år lange historie valgt at benytte et homoseksuelt par i deres markedsføring. Reklamen har fået stor opmærksomhed i de internationale LGBT-medier.

Smykkegiganten Tiffany’s er trådt ind i 2015 med en reklame, hvor et homoseksuelt New Yorke[……]

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