Copenhagen shows solidarity at Istanbul Pride

Copenhagen shows solidarity at Istanbul Pride

Copenhagen Pride and LGBTQ+ activists from the Danish capital are currently present in the largest city in Turkey, Istanbul, to take part in Istanbul Pride.

On Sunday, 25 June 2017, representatives from Copenhagen Pride and Danish LGBTQ+ activists will take part in Istanbul Pride Parade to show s[……]

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How to create families via cross-border surrogacy

How to create families via cross-border surrogacy

In mid-August Scandinavia’s very first surrogacy education conference will take place in Stockholm. Both Danish and Swedish gay dads will share their experiences in creating families via cross-border surrogacy and you can take part in it.

Ahead of Scandinavia’s first surrogacy education conferenc[……]

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YogaLife

Stretch, relax and get social

Copenhagen offers yoga practice in all the colors of the rainbow — from beginners to advanced.

If you didn’t already know it, stretching, relaxing and strengthening your body through the practice of yoga for members of the LGBTQ community is an option in Copenhagen. The name of the place is YogaL[……]

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Opinion: Denmark through the eyes of a transgender couple

Opinion: The Majority Speaks

Tanya and Robin are our dynamic writing duo and in every issue of Homotropolis they will zoom in on current trans issues in Denmark.

SK (sexological clinic) claims to be the “best” qualified team of physicians to treat trans people in Denmark. They are so adamant in this belief that they insist t[……]

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Owner, Torben Rasmussen, and the bar manager, Kenny Hoffland by Centralhjørnet's entrance.

Historic Copenhagen gay bar turns 100

Centralhjørnet in Copenhagen, one of the world’s oldest gay bars, is celebrating its 100th birthday in style with a fully packed week of entertainment and a big birthday reception.

Since 1917 the legendary pub Centralhjørnet (the Central Corner) has had the same address in Kattesundet in the very[……]

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Copenhagen takes over Miami at World OutGames

Copenhagen takes over Miami at World OutGames

Happy Copenhagen is ready to represent Copenhagen and market Copenhagen 2021 at this year’s World OutGames in Miami. And with an awesome line-up of Danish performers and a whole new visual identity they are ready to impress the many guests expected to visit World OutGames.

Miami Beach will play h[……]

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LGBTQ News - Around the World

Around the World

Take a quick trip with us around the world as we have handpicked a few LGBTQ news we believe are either nice to know or need to know.

CHECHNYA / Gay concentration camps
100+ men presumed to be gay have been detained and tortured in concentration camps in the Russian republic Chechnya. A minimum[……]

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New gay bar in Malmö

New gay bar in Malmö

Malmö’s latest addition to the gay scene is a breath of fresh air in a city with few LGBTQ options. Red Shoe has opened up with flying rainbow colours and whether you feel like a cocktail, some chatting or dancing or even a plate of Moules Frites this intimate new bar delivers.

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Faggot added to the Danish dictionary

Faggot added to the Danish dictionary

The Danish dictionary recently added 881 new entries. One of them is “bøsserøv”, the Danish word for faggot. The national organisation LGBT Denmark thinks it is a good decision.

The latest update of the official Danish Dictionary in April includes the derogatory word bøsserøv , the Danish equival[……]

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Footballers unite against Homophobia

Footballers unite against Homophobia

A united Danish football community is behind a strong and clear message that homophobia is unacceptable and not to be tolerated any longer.

A campaign launched by The Danish Football Players’ Association, The Danish Football Association (DBU) and the Division Association with the purpose of final[……]

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Homotropolis spring issue is out!

Our spring issue is out!

Welcome to the spring issue of Homotropolis which comes out just as the days are getting longer and the weather is showing signs of summer approaching.

For this issue we paid a visit to the legendary gay bar Centralhjørnet on the occasion of their upcoming birthday. Copenhagen’s oldest gay bar is[……]

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Gender Free Internet is now available

Gender Free Internet is now available

Copenhagen Pride is behind a new project pushing the message of a gender free internet to both users and website owners.

By installing a Google Chrome plugin your browser automatically removes gender boxes from forms you meet online. Copenhagen Pride believes that its time to remove the two old s[……]

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Copenhagen Pride crowdfunds 30K for Rainbow Flagpole

Copenhagen Pride crowdfunds 30K for Rainbow Flagpole

It took Copenhagen Pride less than 24 hours to crowdfund 30,000 DKK for a new flagpole meant to celebrate diversity at the Rainbow Square (Regnbuepladsen) in Copenhagen.

On 4 April 2017 Copenhagen Pride initiated a fundraising campaign asking the public for help to crowdfund 30,000 DKK for a new[……]

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Denmark gets Pride Stamp

Denmark gets Pride Stamp

The Danish postal service, PostNord, has introduced a new rainbow-colored stamp to highlight the fight for LGBTQ equality and celebrate diversity.

On 30. March 2017 PostNord added the rainbow to their stamp collection thus following in the footsteps of their Swedish division who issued the World'[……]

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The city of Malmö has announced their support of Copenhagen's bid to host WorldPride and EuroGames in 2021. The events goes by the name Copenhagen 2021 and will become the world's largets LGBTQ event focusing on sports, human rights and celebrations.

Malmö supports Copenhagen in bid for WorldPride and EuroGames

The City of Malmö has announced its support of Copenhagen’s bid to host WorldPride and EuroGames in 2021. The events goes by the name Copenhagen 2021 and will become the world’s largets LGBTQ event focusing on sports, human rights and celebrations.

PRESS RELEASE: The City of Malmö has decided to[……]

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Behind the curtains: The Strength to be Myself

Behind the curtains: The Strength to be Myself

Robert grew up in a conservative Christian family in the southern United States and is currently residing in Copenhagen. He is gay and is today living his own life guided by his own compass. But it was not always like that. Here is his story – told by himself.

By Robert Davis

I have always known[……]

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History Lesson: When the Swedish homosexuals stopped being sick

History Lesson: When the Swedish homosexuals stopped being sick

Back in 1979 homosexuality was still classified as a mental illness in Sweden, but an occupation of the National Board of Health and Welfare, organised by RFSL – the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights – changed history.

The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay[……]

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LGBTQ News - Around the World

LGBTQ News: Around the World

Take a quick trip with us around the world as we have handpicked a few LGBTQ news we believe are either nice to know or need to know.

USA / Big Boo is back on the market

Lea DeLaria and Chelsea Fairless

Orange Is the Ne[……]

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Homophobia Alive and Kicking in the Stadium

Homophobia Alive and Kicking in the Stadium

Homophobia in sports is a recurring topic in the public debate in Denmark, and recent months have once again highlighted the fact that homophobic slur is far too common on the Danish soccer fields.

Homophobia in sports is a recurring topic in the public debate in Denmark, and recent months have o[……]

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Cocktails-&-Dreams---A-high-end-female-society-in-Copenhagen

Cocktails & Dreams: A high-end female society in Copenhagen

So here is something you might not know yet. Every month more than 50 well-dressed women meet up to take over the exclusive bars of Copenhagen. The name is Cocktails & Dreams; a society inviting women who like women to enjoy each other’s company over drinks and cocktails at some of the best bars[……]

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