HeartCore #11 QUEERPLUS
Thank you for picking up the first edition of HeartCore in 2023. We have been excited to show you what we have been working on this time around! The theme for this edition is QueerPlus, which is also the theme for Copenhagen Winter Pride Week 2023. The idea behind the theme is to put intersectionality front and center and investigate the experiences that shape the vastly different lives of LGBTI+ people.
Of course you’ll also find the program for Winter Pride Week in the magazine!
Read the articles here
By Mariya Alfa Staugaard, Editor in ChiefPhoto by Daniele Colucci via Unsplash Dear reader, Thank you for picking up the first edition of HeartCore in 2023. We have been excited to show you what we have been working on this time around! The theme for this edition is QueerPlus, which is also the theme for
Af Camilla Asra EngelbyFotograf: Samuel Regan Asante via Unsplash The first widely used rainbow flag was created by Gilbert Baker for the 1978 San Francisco Gay Freedom Day celebration on the request of gay San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk. The eight colours of the original Pride Flag represent: Hot pink – Sex Red –
Pride Night Live is back! As is tradition, you are invited to get warm and comfy with Pride Night Live during Copenhagen Winter Pride Week. Whether you decide to join the show in our studio at Huset-KBH, or you are watching online at home, you can still count on the solid mix of entertainment and
Af Tor SkovsgaardPhoto: Marco Bianchetti via Unsplash You see me Assume I’m like you A mistake like so many others Invisible to the eye Invisible in your mind A mistake beyond caring You should Never interrupt your enemy It shows so clearly But you will never see How nothing connects us The distance distorted Perception
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
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
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
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
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
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