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[…]

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Thank you to the volunteers!

To all of our amazing volunteers… Thank you! During Copenhagen Pride Week, 1,030 shifts were covered, which amounts to about 7,000 hours from 13-21 August. All 100% volunteer work. We are beyond proud of that. “The number of volunteers this year has been exceptionally high and has exceeded our greatest expectations. We are so proud[…]

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She’s alive!

Frankenstein’s Queer Legacy Through Transgressive Medical Technology By Anne Sophie Parsons Photo: Hans Reiners / Unsplash Ticking and whirring machines, measuring a frantic heartbeat awoken back to life in an assembled dead female body. Big, ugly stitches hold the different corpse parts together. The mad scientist’s laboratory is home to an enormous cylinder-like metal contraption,[…]

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Editorial

For the 10th time: Welcome! Photo from the launch of HeartCore #9 in August 2022 – by Casper Engelby Dear reader, In the last edition, we celebrated the two-year anniversary of HeartCore – and this time, we have a different milestone to acknowledge. This is the tenth edition of the magazine! It makes me extremely[…]

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EuroPride in Belgrade

“Šetali smo, šetamo i šetaćemo” “We walked, we walk and we will walk” By Mariya Alfa Staugaard Photos: Vesna Lalić The rain is pouring down. Around us, people are standing close together, most of them under umbrellas or wearing plastic rain ponchos. Most of the rainbow flags are as drenched as we are – but[…]

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Snapshots of Pride 2022

Thank you for an amazing Copenhagen Pride Week 2022! For the first time since 2019, we were able to throw a full scale Copenhagen Pride with no restrictions or looming lockdowns. That does not mean that we have lost sight of taking consideration for those in our community who are unable to join in person,[…]

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Interview with Sonja Lovdal

“The amount of love overshadows the hate” By Mie Albrechtsen Hald Photos: Sonja Lovdal Sonja Lovdal (she/her) is one of the Danes who have become popular on the app TikTok, where videos are the main content. Social media offers many advantages to self-employed people wanting to promote their work – but this is not what[…]

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Free to be

By Simone Lindvall Photos by Cesar Maldonado and Ángel David Castillo It all began with an email from photographer Cesar Maldonado in July. “Would you like to do a collaboration for Pride Week?” was the central question, and although July is a busy month in the Copenhagen Pride office, and most of the work revolves[…]

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Copenhagen Pride Youth Team

Photo: Cathrine La Cour The Copenhagen Pride Youth Team has gained a new member and is now taking the bull by the horns and setting ambitions high for the rest of 2022 and 2023! Alberte Schmidt (She/Them) and Lukas Clare (He/Them) are Youth Team managers at Copenhagen Pride and for the rest of 2022 and[…]

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