Why your business should visibly support Copenhagen 2021

All businesses improve their customer and employee’s experience when they embrace Copenhagen 2021. In a personal blog, our graphic designer Camilla reflects on the personal impact when a previous employer supported Pride. This article was originally published on the Copenhagen 2021 website.  It was raining that morning when I left for work, so I brought my umbrella.[…]

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“I think we’ll get more kinky!”

A fetish club’s future By Mariya Alfa Staugaard On quite a regular Thursday afternoon, I ring the bell in Lavendelstræde by the sign saying, “Scandinavian Leather Men.” I have made an appointment with Lars and Henrik, board members of the SLM club, who have promised me a tour of the premises, while we talk about[…]

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Introducing: The HeartCore Reading Room

Gaydies and gentle-them, homos and homies, let us run this bi you: A HeartCore Book Club! Yes, that’s right, the three you’ve started yourself over lockdown are not enough, so we’re inviting you to join ours! We’ll read LGBTI+ literature from all genres and we want you to get involved. We’ve set up a Facebook[…]

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Pridens svar til Stoklund og Brandenborg

Af Lars Henriksen, Forperson for Copenhagen Pride Denne kronik blev oprindelig bragt i Politiken den 10. juli 2020 Min mormor var socialdemokrat – og stripper! I næsten 40 år arbejdede hun på Færchs tobaksfabrik, hvor hun strippede tobaksbladene fra bladribberne, så de var klar til cigarproduktionen. Undervejs fik hun 7 børn. Livet delte ikke ud[…]

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A look in the crystal ball

By Anne Sophie Parsons Tarot cards have been used in the art of divination for thousands of years now – the Major Arcana combines recognisable imagery and seers have used the pictured persons and elements to foresee life-changing acts and situations to come. But how might a specifically rainbow-flavoured version of the card deck look[…]

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Expectations for a happy life

By Makia Ariela Elisabeth Jørgensen As an aromantic asexual, the endless flood of amatonormative expectations put forth by peers, family, friends, society – and myself – was once the force that crippled me. That is no longer the case. My heart was racing. I was drawing breaths faster than I could count, deeper, louder. The[…]

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Poem: My best guess

I looked up at the clear night sky After spending all day in my head Is a choice an act of living Or is living our best guess The stars will still shine Before and after I made up my mind One, two Maybe three Nights or years I choose to act free My past[…]

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Will I ever find the real me?

By Anne Sophie Parsons If representation in pop culture and media still leaves a lot to be desired, imagine being a lesbian in the 1950s: The chances of seeing your sexual identity pictured was slim to none. But that changed when the book genre pulp fiction – mass-produced cheap paperbacks with a focus on raunchy[…]

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