111 places in Copenhagen that you shouldn’t miss is published on the occasion of Copenhagen hosting Copenhagen 2021-World Pride & Eurogames in August 2021. It’s the guide book that any LGBTI+ visitor should have in their bag when exploring the Danish capital.
The book is not only reserved for LGBTI+ people. Everyone with an interest in Copenhagen can come along and discover new and exciting sites when the three authors guides us through the city and show us the hidden gems. Book in hand you can experience the world’s oldest gay bar and the capitals only lesbian bar, the place of the world’s very first registered partnership, urn graves memorializing gays dying in the 1980s AIDS epidemic as well as the Copenhagen dragscene and much more.
You can also pass by the statue I am Queen Mary by the harbour, which reminds us of the early enslaved people’s fight for equality on the Danish West Indies. Or you can stop by Dannerhuset in Nansensgade, which started as a foundation for poor working women, then was squatted by the women’s movement and today functions as a shelter and centre for women and children, who are victims of violence and abuse.
The Copenhagen 2021 edition of 111 places in Copenhagen that you shouldn’t miss is also a guide book for anyone who wishes to know more about the fight for community and equity for everyone regardless of which gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation you might have. This is exactly what Copenhagen 2021 is about, which is why the organization as a whole come together under the hashtag #YouAreIncluded.
The three authors are all Copenhagen experts that through books, guided tours and talks love to pass along their knowledge of the history, architecture, art and culture that the city has to offer.
111 places in Copenhagen that you shouldn’t miss (Copenhagen 2021 edition)
by Jan Gralle, Vibe Skytte og Anders Hagerup Larsen
240 pages, illustrated in colours, DKK 249,- (including VAT)
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