Copenhagen Pride Parade

Today: Parade, Pride Show & Parties

After a fully packed Pride Week of human rights debates, workshops, concerts, parties and activities the big day of the parade and the final pride show is up. All through and across the centre of Copenhagen the parade, pride show and numerous street parties and events mark the final day and night of[……]

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Tonight on Pride Stage: Drag Night

The hugely popular Drag Night on Pride Square is one of Europe’s biggest drag shows and it usually draws a huge crowd who all show up ready for shade, serious lip sync and amazing outfits.

Copenhagen Pride’s annual Drag Night always comes with a hashtag. This year is no exception with the theme b[……]

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In the wake of Pride in London

In the wake of Pride in London

During the annual Pride in London parade on July 7, a small group of lesbian activists organized under the slogan “Get the L Out!” disrupted the parade with flyers and banners carrying anti-trans messages. After a short negotiation the group was subsequently allowed to march ahead of the parade with[……]

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The uncrowned queen of Danish pop, Anne Linnet, will be headlining Under the Rainbow.

Tonight on Pride Stage: Anne Linnet + more

Under the Rainbow is the very special concert night during Copenhagen Pride Week which showcases up-and-coming live LGBTQ artists on stage, alongside a well-known headlining act. This year the headliner is bigger than ever before. It is no other than Anne Linnet, the legendary uncrowned queen of Dan[……]

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Tonight on Pride Stage: From Hamburg with Love

Tonight on Pride Stage: From Hamburg with Love

For several years now Copenhagen Pride has invited an international pride to curate a show on Pride Stage throughout the week, and this year the stage will be taken over by Hamburg Pride on Wednesday evening, 15th of August.

Tonight[……]

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Annemette Vedel Augustesen performing on Pride Stage in 2017.

Tonight on Pride Stage: Take me back Tuesday

The opening night on Pride Square will be a happy, swinging trip down memory lane with big band music, disco, amazing vocal performances and crooning.

Annemette Vedel Augustesen performing on Pride Stage in 2017.

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Pride, human rights and networking

Pride, human rights and networking

Throughout Copenhagen Pride Week around 100 different seminars, workshops, activities and debates will take place with subjects ranging from queer representation in Danish litterature to bondage basics. Most of these activities are in Danish, but we have selected some right here that you can attend[……]

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Copenhagen Pride Week 2018 is kicked off

Copenhagen Pride Week 2018 once again breaks previous records when it comes to the number of activities. This year extra focus has clearly been put on expanding the human rights program even further, and with a strong line-up on Pride Stage throughout the week it seems that Copenhagen Pride Week is[……]

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Istanbul Pride Parade 2017 when the LGBT+ community marched despite the ban put forward by the Governor of Istanbul a few days before the parade was planned to take place.

Fighting for the right to pride

Fearless freedom fighters have again this year put their own safety at risk in order to organize and carry out pride events around the globe. It goes without saying that waving the rainbow flag in countries where prejudice, oppression, hostility, violence and political instability are still a harsh[……]

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3 influential women in the pride movement

3 influential women in the pride movement

Homotropolis has had the pleasure of interviewing three inspiring, strong women with a significant voice in the pride movement. Common for all three is their long track record of working with LGBTQI rights and their natural thrive for equality.

From the left: Chair of Stockholm Pride Britta D[……]

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Zebra Katz headlining Copenhagen Pride Show 2018

Zebra Katz headlining Copenhagen Pride Show 2018

The openly queer rapper Zebra Katz, best known for his 2012 single Ima Read, will take over Pride Stage at Copenhagen City Hall Square on Saturday 18. August.

Ojay Morgan is better known by his artistic alter ego and stage name Zebra Katz. An openly queer rapper and hip-hop artist who is not real[……]

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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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