HeartCore #1 SOLIDARITY
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Dearest reader, It is our great pleasure to welcome you to HeartCore – The Official Copenhagen Pride Magazine. This is our debut venture into print media, and what you see in front of you, be it in your hands or on your screen, is the first edition. Thank you for picking it up, thereby joining
Creating an inclusive culture program
By Anne Sophie Parsons Whenever somebody hears the word “culture”, the first image that comes to mind tends to be the well-known scenes and institutions; the theatre, the cinema, music venues and book cafés, all of which are familiar establishments which have been closed and collecting dust during lockdown. But the country is slowly reopening,
Trans women are women
… and why the Slytherins didn’t get to fight in the Battle of Hogwarts By Maria R. Rathje I see JK Rowling spewing hate and I cannot stay silent. She somehow believes that including transgender women in feminism will put cis women at risk. This is wrong – because feminism includes and benefits all genders.
The big Pride Show is online
By Thomas R. Kristensen This year we are not allowed to gather thousands of people in front of Pride Stage in City Hall Square. As a result, we can – for the first time ever – look forward to experiencing the big Pride Show online, in bars or on TV 2. Saturday, August 22nd is
Space for everyone?
During Copenhagen Pride there is no shortage of events to check out, whether you are looking to be educated or entertained. The Human Rights Program will be running a long list of debates, talks and workshops, and elsewhere in the city you can visit LGBTI+ themed exhibitions and canal tours. In the evening, however, there
Queerversation: an introduction and an invitation
Af Andre Sanchez-Montoya It was during my first week in Copenhagen when I asked a gay Danish colleague of mine what the gay bars were in the city and his response was, “well, every bar here is kind of a gay bar”. I remember cocking my head to the side and pondering to myself, “huh,
Prosperity in diversity
Companies and the business community are present every year for Copenhagen Pride: large banners, t-shirts printed with logos – their visual identities gets turned up to maximum capacity and jumps out at you at the yearly celebration of the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender. The visibility of brands is palpable – but there is
Nevertheless, she persisted
By Lærke Vinther Christiansen “So, when asked ‘what were my political stance’ I would say it was basically a witch monarchy. I was a witch that was hungry for power and wealth and wanted to run for office, and I had no shame about that hunger. I thought, I am going to do this campaign
Together, we can make every day the greatest Pride
By Martin Fyn Aamand, co-founder of Aarhus Pride In solidarity with each other: this is probably how most Prides have come into being. But imagine if Prides were not needed and that every day simply had room for us all? The universal and daily struggle for LGBTI+ peoples’ equal rights and opportunities has resulted in
Justice for all: consent and LGBTI+ rights
By Mariya Alfa Staugaard This article discusses sexualized violence No matter who you are, and who you are sexually attracted to, the right to a life free from sexualized violence is one of our most basic rights. Rape is a crime that is often described as one of the most violating things a person can
The asylum process in Denmark
By Nicholas Chisha Last year, Denmark received 2.716 applications for asylum. The majority of the people seeking asylum in Denmark have come from the Middle East or Africa and may be seeking based on a number of factors, one of those being that they’ve escaped persecution as an LGBTI+ person. Refugees and asylum seekers in
Raise your fists, solidarity still exists
By Anne Sophie Parsons During quarantine, I have been watching the feel-good comedy Pride (2014) as a sort of makeshift security blanket now that the possibility of gathering physically in the LGBTI+ community has been put on extended leave. With a healthy amount of disarming humour, the movie portrays a group of idealistic homosexual activists in 1984’s