Af Arthur MedeirosFotograf Francis Papillon The ocean is one of the many metaphors used to describe culture. We can identify patterns of waves at the surface level, but there are many unseen cultural values lying beneath the water. The idea of moving to a new place with a new language and culture can bring excitement[…]
Author: Mariya Staugaard
Imagining Intersectional Positions and Potentials By Rieke Schröder og Marie Lunau Illustration by Meraj Sharifi The migration of queer people is not a new phenomenon; queer people have sought for safer and more inclusive spaces for centuries; queer people have fled discrimination within borders, from rural to urban, and across borders to seek protection. What is[…]
Taralilah, Sinfohme, ADEXIA, and Jonas Tuk to turn up the heat at Copenhagen Winter Pride Afterparty
Photo: Cesar Maldonado In the February cold, Copenhagen Pride is bringing together the LGBTI+ community with the return of Winter Pride Week from 20-25 February. As usual, the week ends in style with a big bash of an afterparty, which like last year will take place in Pressen with live performances and entertainment in collaboration[…]
From Poland with love: Welcome to the new organizational vice chair, Nina Matusik!
En vigtig del af Copenhagen Prides struktur er de to næstforpersoner og kassereren, som alle bliver udpeget på det første bestyrelsesmøde efter generalforsamlingen. I det kommende år fortsætter Lars Østergreen som kasserer og Tommy Petersen som politisk næstforperson, mens et nyt ansigt indtager rollen som organisatorisk forperson: Nina Matusik. Både Tommy og Lars er[…]
Queer and more
Editor’s note: It was with great sorrow that we learned that Henrik Silvius, who participated in this article, passed away in January 2023. Henrik was a passionate activist and advocate for queer and disabled rights, as well as a kind person with humor and a great sense of style. He will be greatly missed. Rest[…]
Autism therapy and the link to conversion therapy
By Camilla Asra Engelby, AuDHDPhoto: Caleb Woods via Unsplash Trigger warning: This article discusses abuse and suicide. If you need help, please call Livslinien on +45 70201201. ABA is a type of autism therapy and is short for Applied Behaviour Analysis. It’s a form of behaviourism. Its purpose is to change the natural behaviour of[…]
Make your mark on Denmark’s biggest LGBTI+ event!
Copenhagen Pride is Denmark’s biggest, most colourful, and most diverse human rights manifestation and for more than 25 years has brought the campaign for equality and diversity to the streets of Copenhagen. The organisation is primarily run by passionate volunteers, and the key persons in charge of the various fields are called area managers. From[…]
A rejection of virginity
By Mie HaldPhoto: Patrick Perkins via Unsplash I am not a virgin. I’ve never had sex, nor do I ever want to. But I reject virginity. I do this for multiple reasons. First of all, virginity is a social construct; I don’t have a hymen that’ll break during penetrative intercourse, a myth that actively harms[…]
Queer and kinky
Navigating spaces across identities “It’s about deeper feelings, not about how a person presents” By N BrownIllustrations by Sabrina Hansen This article explores kink – an aspect of identity that, while not the cause of structural oppression, influences a person’s experience of queerness. Through separate conversations with four members of kink communities here in Copenhagen[…]
Copenhagen Winter Pride 2023 program is out now!
It’s cold in Copenhagen. The twinkling lights of Christmas have been packed away, and the New Year’s confetti swept up. It’s as gray, dark, and rainy as any other Danish winter, but get ready to get some rainbows and queer-centered coziness into your life when Winter Pride 2023 rolls up on 20-25 February! This is[…]