hummel takes a stand on LGBT rights during World Cup in Russia

hummel takes a stand on LGBT rights during World Cup

The Danish sports brand, hummel, is raising awareness of LGBT rights in Russia during World Cup 2018 in a new campaign.

PRESS RELEASE: The Danish sports brand, hummel, is launching a giant rainbow jersey prior to tomorrow’s match against Australia to promote tolerance and acceptance and provide s[……]

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Copenhagen voted host city of EuroGames 2021

Copenhagen voted host city of EuroGames 2021

Copenhagen has been voted host city of EuroGames in 2021. The major LGBT+ sporting event will be hosted by Pan Idræt and will be combined with WorldPride hosted by Copenhagen Pride. The 10-day event goes by the name Copenhagen 2021 and will take place in the Danish capital in August 2021. 

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6 Reasons why Pan Idræt should host EuroGames 2021

6 Reasons why Pan Idræt should host EuroGames 2021

Pan Idræt is in the running towards becoming the host of EuroGames 2021, and the final vote will land during the weekend (3. – 4. March 2018). Here are a few reasons why Pan Idræt would make a great EuroGames host and why Copenhagen would be the perfect host city!

1. Pan Idræt has the experie[……]

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10 Danish women you should know about

10 Danish women you should know about

We have handpicked 10 Danish LGBT+ women from both the past and the present that we proudly serve you right here on a silver platter.

ANNE LINNET
The uncrowned queen of Danish pop music and one of the biggest lesbian icons in Denmark.
Anne Linnet, who is now 64 years old, has been a househo[……]

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History lesson: When the Danish lesbians united

History lesson: When the Danish lesbians united

Denmark’s very first lesbian organisation was founded back in 1974 out of a need to separate from the Danish Redstocking Movement which did not fully accept and understand the problems and challenges of lesbian women.

Throughout the 1970’s and early 1980’s, the Danish women’s rights movement was[……]

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Lars Henriksen off the record

We got the chance to sit down with Copenhagen Pride’s chairperson for a more personal Q&A. While the questions were really quite short, the answers – as expected – were not. Here comes the good stuff we bet you did not know about Lars Henriksen.

So, Lars, do you have a boyfriend?
I do! He is[……]

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Close-up: Lars Henriksen

Close-up: Lars Henriksen

Meet Lars Henriksen, the chairperson of Copenhagen Pride. We caught up with the highly energetic festival manager and LGBT+ front figure for an intimate talk about pride, rainbow power and the more personal stuff.

If you happen to spot a man with quite the impressive moustache wearing a very colo[……]

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Intersex 101

Intersex 101

Copenhagen Winter Pride Week is coming up and it gives you a chance to learn more about the challenges and lack of basic rights that intersex people experience through both a debate and a an international public hearing about intersex rights taking place in Christiansborg – the Danish parliament. If[……]

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What's on: Copenhagen Winter Pride Week

What’s on: Copenhagen Winter Pride Week

From 5 – 11 February the 4th annual Winter Pride Week takes place in the Danish capital, this year with both debates, naughty workshops, movies, the popular Winter Pride Party and an international intersex conference.

Copenhagen Pride has once again organised a Winter Pride Week with an interesti[……]

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Sylvia Thomas: Transgender, multicultural and former sex worker

Sylvia Thomas: Transgender, multicultural and former sex worker

Meet Sylvia Thomas. She is an American transgender woman who doesn’t just want to share her story, but needs to. She grew up in a multicultural household and temporarily lost her family after coming out. We have had the honor of interviewing Sylvia Thomas who is one of the main acts at Copenhagen Wi[……]

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The Danish LGBTQ+ community experienced quite a lot of 'ups' in 2017. Please enjoy this top 5 of Rainbow Highlights in 2017.

Rainbow Highlights in 2017

The Danish LGBTQ+ community experienced quite a lot of ‘ups’ in 2017. Please enjoy this top 5 of Rainbow Highlights in 2017.

TRANSGENDER VICTORY
Transgender was removed from the list of mental disorders on 1 January 2017 thus making Denmark the first country in the world to no longer define bein[……]

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Homotropolis Winter Issue 2018

Homotropolis Winter Issue is out!

Welcome to this winter issue of Homotropolis, proudly coming out just as the 4th annual Copenhagen Winter Pride Week is coming up.

From 5 to 11 February a lot of diverse events and activities have been organised by Copenhagen Pride, and even if you do not speak Danish you will find a great sele[……]

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Watch: Bid Video for EuroGames 2021 launched

Watch: Bid Video for EuroGames 2021 launched

The Copenhagen rainbow sports club, Pan Idraet, is bidding to host EuroGames in 2021. In their bid video that has just been released you can get a taste of their visions for EuroGames 2021. EuroGames will be combined with the already won WorldPride and will be a joint event referred to as Copenhagen[……]

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What to expect of WorldPride and EuroGames

What to expect of WorldPride and EuroGames

It might be four years out, but the planning for WorldPride and EuroGames in Copenhagen is starting to gear up and with the Interpride AGM coming up in October it will soon be determined if Copenhagen will win the bid for WorldPride in 2021.

On 8 October 2017 it will be determined if Copenhagen w[……]

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Copenhagen Pride Parade

Parade, pride show & parties

After a fully packed week of rainbow glam, human rights debates, concerts, parties and activities the big proud Saturday has finally arrived. Copenhagen Pride Parade, Pride Show and street parties all across the city centre marks the final night of Copenhagen Pride Week.

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Copenhagen Pride Parade

8 reasons why we need pride

If you’re looking for reasons to mark pride, look no further. We still have plenty of battles to fight — we have collected 8 good reasons for you to take part in Copenhagen Pride Week 2017.

  1. It is still illegal for men who have sex with men to donate blood.
  2. The Danish health system is sti[……]

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Tonight Drag Night takes over Pride Square

Tonight Drag Night takes over Pride Square

After last year’s unforgettable Drag Night which featured Alaska Thunderfuck, Copenhagen Pride have once again looked into the very best of the best from RuPaul’s Drag Race. This year drag hags of all ages and genders can look forward to KATYA.

The Danish internet was pretty much boiling when Cop[……]

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Tonight on Pride Stage: Under the Rainbow

Tonight on Pride Stage: Under the Rainbow

Under the Rainbow is the big LGBTQ+ open-air concert night during Copenhagen Pride Week where up-and-coming talents and an amazing headlining act conquer Pride Stage to give you an unforgettable night of fantastic live performances in all the colours of the rainbow.

Nabiha in concert
True to tra[……]

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Pride Flag with extra colors

Pride Flag with extra colors

This year, Philadelphia expanded the colors of the rainbow flag to include black and brown, and the revised version of the traditional pride flag is also welcomed in Denmark by several organisations who see a need for even more inclusion.

When the City of Philadelphia decided to add a black and a[……]

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Tonight on Pride Stage: From Oslo with Love

Tonight on Pride Stage: From Oslo with Love

For the last couple of years Copenhagen Pride Week has included a Swedish night on stage, but this year it is Oslo Pride who has been invited to take over Pride Stage and spread some Norwegian music, love and glitter all over the city.

On photo: KUUK

Ever since the extremely popular TV series Sk[……]

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