News from Copenhagen 2021

News from Copenhagen 2021

Copenhagen Pride congratulates Kaohsiung Pride on winning WorldPride 2025 bid

Copenhagen Pride congratulates Kaohsiung Pride on winning WorldPride 2025 bid

13 November 2021 Kaohsiung Pride in Taiwan has been announced as the host of WorldPride 2025, beating Capital Pride Alliance (USA) in a ballot of Pride organisations around the globe.

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Copenhagen 2021 wins Danish Rainbow Award

Copenhagen 2021 wins Danish Rainbow Award

2 November 2021 In a sparkling ceremony at the iconic Cirkusbygningen in Copenhagen, more than 30 members of the Copenhagen 2021 team were present to learn that the judges had…

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“Supporting Copenhagen 2021 was just the right thing to do”

“Supporting Copenhagen 2021 was just the right thing to do”

26 October 2021 More than fifty businesses came together this summer to support Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames. They ranged from large well-known Danish brands like Flügger and international brands…

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Thousands made history at WorldPride & EuroGames

Thousands made history at WorldPride & EuroGames

25 August 2021 Tens of thousands of people joined more than 1,100 events in Copenhagen and Malmö over the last two weeks as part of Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames.

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Did you attend our Concerts? Please complete this COVID19 research!

Did you attend our Concerts? Please complete this COVID19 research!

16 September 2021 Now that almost four weeks have passed since the Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames concerts and ceremonies, our safety partner RF Experience and Dansk Live are conducting…

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Statement on incident at Swedish border

Statement on incident at Swedish border

21 August 2021 On August 20 2021 three busses of LGBTI+ activists participating in the Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride & EuroGames drove from Copenhagen to Malmö to attend the Refugees, Borders…

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Copenhagen 2021 adds MØ to lineup

Copenhagen 2021 adds MØ to lineup

Behind the pop sensation MØ you will find the Danish-born singer Karen Marie Ørsted. On Saturday 21 August she returns to the Danish stage to perform at K B Hallen…

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Nordea-fonden supports EuroGames ‘Sports to the People’ program with DKK 1,455,000.

Nordea-fonden supports EuroGames ‘Sports to the People’ program with DKK 1,455,000.

Friday 13 August 2021 More than 70 public sports events take place in Copenhagen during EuroGames under the banner ‘Sports to the People’. One of the biggest public sports programs…

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We promise ‘hope for the future for LGBTI+ people everywhere’

We promise ‘hope for the future for LGBTI+ people everywhere’

11 August 2021 HRH The Crown Princess of Denmark will speak at several events1,000 activists will attend the Human Rights Conference2,000 athletes will compete in EuroGames tournaments in 22 sportsSeven…

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Win the official Copenhagen 2021 timepiece from ORLO

Win the official Copenhagen 2021 timepiece from ORLO

Copenhagen-based ORLO have designed the official timepiece for Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames, and you can win one in our prize draw. The watch is a limited edition of just…

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Win a two night stay at h27 during WorldPride and EuroGames!

Win a two night stay at h27 during WorldPride and EuroGames!

To celebrate their Pride Package, our hotel partner h27 is offering a lucky winner a two night stay in their luxury hotel located just moments from…

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Faun & Luna proudly reveals “Marley’s first day of school”

Faun & Luna proudly reveals “Marley’s first day of school”

Today, the young start-up Faun & Luna proudly joins Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames as a product partner. With a beautiful product specially created for this year’s Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and…

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Global leaders to speak at Copenhagen 2021 Human Rights Forum

Global leaders to speak at Copenhagen 2021 Human Rights Forum

23 July 2021 The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium Petra de Sutter, Iceland’s President Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson and EU Commissioner Helena…

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DHL – Delivered with Pride

DHL – Delivered with Pride

At DHL, we all come from different walks of life with individual experiences, perspectives and skills. Across all regions, we are working side by side united by our common values…

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MATE proudly join Copenhagen 2021

MATE proudly join Copenhagen 2021

19 July 2021 MATE has proudly joined Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames as an official sponsor, it has been announced today. The much-hyped Copenhagen-based ebike brand with a global following…

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Proud Christmas support Copenhagen 2021

Proud Christmas support Copenhagen 2021

The Danish brand Proud Christmas, a collection of diverse and cheerful ornaments in every colour of the rainbow, has teamed up with Copenhagen 2021 to add…

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Clarion Hotel supports Copenhagen 2021 

Clarion Hotel supports Copenhagen 2021 

We’re delighted to have  Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmö Live as a Main Official Partner of Copenhagen 2021, bringing WorldPride House into the heart of Copenhagen 2021 in Malmö. Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmö Live supports Copenhagen…

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Vacancy: Executive Assistant to the Managing Director

Vacancy: Executive Assistant to the Managing Director

Leading up to, and during Copenhagen 2021, the Managing Director of Copenhagen 2021 will need support to coordinate appearances, speeches, partner deliveries, board member’s representation at events, administrative tasks, and…

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More than 50 artists join line up for Copenhagen 2021

More than 50 artists join line up for Copenhagen 2021

8 July 2021 Drag queen Vinegar Strokes performes side by side with New York rap artist Princess Nokia and the Danish underground garage-rockers Baby In Vain – we really have…

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FedEx becomes official sponsor

FedEx becomes official sponsor

7 July 2021 Today, FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world’s largest express transportation company, announced it is an official sponsor of Copenhagen 2021. Copenhagen…

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Recruitment: Digital Coordinator

Recruitment: Digital Coordinator

We are looking to appoint an experienced and digitally literate Coordinator to help us deliver aspects of our digital program in August. You will have: Experience of a range…

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Unveiling the EuroGames 2021 medals

Unveiling the EuroGames 2021 medals

5 July 2021 Meet the designer behind the EuroGames 2021 medals, Mads Adam Heindorf. In 2009, the jeweller and designer Mads Adam Heindorf was commissioned to design the medals…

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New film shows even after lockdown, LGBTI+ people still face devastating social isolation

New film shows even after lockdown, LGBTI+ people still face devastating social isolation

4 July 2021 A powerful short film highlighting the social isolation still faced by LGBTI+ people even after global lockdowns have ended will premiere today at a film festival in…

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Princess Nokia leads first artist announcements for WorldPride concerts

Princess Nokia leads first artist announcements for WorldPride concerts

Thursday 1 July 2021 With the first names from Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames, the scene has been set for the world’s most significant LGBTI+ event in 2021. By August,…

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WorldPride Square to host All Out photo winners

WorldPride Square to host All Out photo winners

29 June 2021 The winning images from an international photography competition will be exhibited in WorldPride Square during Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames, it has been announced today. The winning…

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Win a MATE X Bike worth €3,000!

Win a MATE X Bike worth €3,000!

Everyone registered for a EuroGames tournament by 26 July will be entered into a prize draw to win a top-of-the-range electric MATE X Bike valued at over €3,000. Break…

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Dialogue benches unveiled in Tivoli

Dialogue benches unveiled in Tivoli

22 June 2021 Two ‘dialogue benches’ by renowned Danish artists have been unveiled in Tivoli for Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames. Maria Rubinke’s dialogue bench. WorldPride and EuroGames will be…

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Join our bike event in Sports Village

Join our bike event in Sports Village

We are proud to announce a six-hour bike event at Sports Village on Thursday 19 August. The event is a collaboration between the City of Copenhagen, Grand Départ Copenhagen…

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Join us for the Pride Cup on Tuesday!

Join us for the Pride Cup on Tuesday!

From 1700 onwards, Tuesday 22 June 2021EURO2020 Fan Zone, Ofelia Plads, Copenhagen (Map)No ticket required but you must have a current Coronapas Sports must be…

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Schools to benefit from education partnership with Copenhagen 2021

Schools to benefit from education partnership with Copenhagen 2021

17 June 2021 With just eight weeks until Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames, organisers have today announced a partnership with Clio to deliver new teaching material for the country’s 8.-9.

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A.C. Perchs becomes a proud partner of Copenhagen 2021

A.C. Perchs becomes a proud partner of Copenhagen 2021

14 June 2021 A. C. Perchs are proud to announce that they are an official product partner of Copenhagen 2021. At A.C. Perchs Teashop diversity and inclusion is a natural…

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TunnelBear VPN allows 5,000 activists to attend Copenhagen 2021 digitally

TunnelBear VPN allows 5,000 activists to attend Copenhagen 2021 digitally

11 June 2021 Up to 5,000 human rights activists from across the globe will be provided with a free virtual private network (VPN) to enable them to safely participate in…

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Why your business should visibly support Copenhagen 2021

Why your business should visibly support Copenhagen 2021

In a personal blog, our graphic designer Camilla reflects on the personal impact when a previous employer supported Pride. It was raining that morning when I left for work, so…

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Tuborgfondet awards DKK 640,000 to support volunteer training

Tuborgfondet awards DKK 640,000 to support volunteer training

8 June 2021 Tuborgfondet is entering into a cooperation agreement with Happy Copenhagen, the organisation behind Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames, awarding DKK 640,000 (approx €86,000)…

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ORLO launch official Copenhagen 2021 timepiece

ORLO launch official Copenhagen 2021 timepiece

4 June 2021 Copenhagen 2021 welcomes Danish watch company ORLO as new product partner. Now you can own one of the 2021 limited edition designer watches made for the…

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Official support products launched in collaboration with A GAME ABOVE

Official support products launched in collaboration with A GAME ABOVE

4 June 2021 As we get closer to Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames this August, we are delighted to team up with A Game Above as our official product supplier.

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Hosts announced for Human Rights Forum

Hosts announced for Human Rights Forum

3 June 2021 Copenhagen 2021 has today announced the seven women who will host the Human Rights Forum taking place in Copenhagen and Malmö in August. All are global…

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Ørsted supports Copenhagen 2021

Ørsted supports Copenhagen 2021

19 May 2021 Ørsted signs on as official partner of Copenhagen 2021 – WorldPride and EuroGames. The green energy leader sees the partnership as a natural extension of its commitment…

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Announcement of major changes to our events this August

Announcement of major changes to our events this August

Monday 17 May 2021 We have today announced significant changes to EuroGames and WorldPride events taking place this August in Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden. We had expected to attract…

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With 100 days to go, we’re disappointed at overly-cautious approach but we ARE going ahead

With 100 days to go, we’re disappointed at overly-cautious approach but we ARE going ahead

4 May 2021 We have today acknowledged the decision on major events but sounded concern at the overly-cautious approach which goes against the government’s own expert group who advised last…

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You are invited to be an Includer!

You are invited to be an Includer!

Lila Johansson, Volunteer Coordinator for Copenhagen 2021 in Malmö, invites everyone to join the fantastic team of volunteers to help make Copenhagen 2021 the best WorldPride and EuroGames ever. What…

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Malmö dressed in rainbow colours

Malmö dressed in rainbow colours

18 April 2021 With just a few months left until WorldPride and EuroGames take over Malmö you can already now see the first signs of what to expect in August.

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LGBTI+ Young people at Copenhagen 2021

LGBTI+ Young people at Copenhagen 2021

Three young people about their first Pride experience and expectations on Copenhagen 2021

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Why Autism Inclusion is infinitely better than just awareness

Why Autism Inclusion is infinitely better than just awareness

2 April 2021 Camilla is Copenhagen 2021’s Graphic Designer, and blogs today about autism inclusion, and why that’s more important than ‘awareness’. If you’ve met an autistic person ……

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New venues ready for WorldPride in Malmö

New venues ready for WorldPride in Malmö

31 March 2021 Parts of the WorldPride program in Malmö have been moved to new venues. This is good news for all Copenhagen 2021 visitors. This year’s concerts and public…

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Trans Day of Visibility

Trans Day of Visibility

31 March 2021 Today we celebrate all trans people! It is vital to remember and recognise all trans people who have suffered because of bias against the trans community. But…

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Nightly concert themes announced

Nightly concert themes announced

26 March 2021 Organisers have today announced the themes for free concerts taking place every night during Copenhagen 2021 this August. Copenhagen 2021 – the joint celebration of WorldPride and…

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WorldPride House Malmö – open call

WorldPride House Malmö – open call

25 March 2021 Do you have an idea for an event that you want to see happen in WorldPride House in Malmö? Then this Open Call is made for…

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Could you be a Sports Venue Manager?

Could you be a Sports Venue Manager?

23 March 2021 This August, Copenhagen 2021 will host EuroGames and WorldPride in venues across Copenhagen and Malmö. And we need Venue Managers for each of the venues hosting the…

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Zendesk supports Copenhagen 2021

Zendesk supports Copenhagen 2021

18 March 2021 Copenhagen 2021 is proud to welcome customer support software vendor Zendesk as an official sponsor of WorldPride and EuroGames events in August 2021. As the event’s official…

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Bi+ Health Awareness Month

Bi+ Health Awareness Month

15 March 2021 When I was 13 years old I was madly in love with one of my friends. When I think back on it now with my grown up…

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You are invited to join our podcast

You are invited to join our podcast

8 March 2021 The forthcoming WorldPride and EuroGames in Copenhagen and Malmö in August 2021 is being brought to life in a series of weekly podcasts and #YouAreIncluded As it…

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International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge Manifesto

International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge Manifesto

8 March 2021 We asked you to help us put together a challenge manifesto for International Women’s Day by telling us three manifesto points that you think are the most…

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Antonio Hysén on 10 years of coming out

Antonio Hysén on 10 years of coming out

4 March 2021 When Antonio Hysén came out ten years ago, he was one of the first footballers to do so anywhere in the world, and it became a big…

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Swedish footballer Antonio Hysén had the courage to come out

Swedish footballer Antonio Hysén had the courage to come out

12 March 2021 In last week’s episode of the #YouAreIncluded podcast, Swedish footballer Antonio Hysén gave us the story about the events leading up…

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Win a pair of Lola Ramona’s WorldPride shoes!

Win a pair of Lola Ramona’s WorldPride shoes!

Lola Ramona is about passion, creativity and being inclusive and welcoming at all times, and that’s why this Copenhagen-based designer is supporting Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames. Having supported Copenhagen…

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Report highlights discrimination against Danish LGBTI+ athletes

Report highlights discrimination against Danish LGBTI+ athletes

23 February 2021 Foreigners often think of Denmark and of Copenhagen specifically as being very LGBTI+ friendly. Whilst this might be true in comparison with many other places in the…

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IGLTA become media partner for Copenhagen 2021

IGLTA become media partner for Copenhagen 2021

22 February 2021 IGLTA, the global LGBTI+ travel association, has become a media partner of Copenhagen 2021, organizers of WorldPride and EuroGames taking place in Denmark…

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Utopia, but not for everyone

Utopia, but not for everyone

18 February 2021 Denmark and Sweden have long been regarded as ‘near perfect’ societies for ‘LGBTI+’ people, but a report this week from ILGA Europe lays…

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Jana and Lilita’s big day

Jana and Lilita’s big day

On Sunday 21 February, Jana and Lilita from Latvia celebrate the second anniversary of their wedding at Copenhagen City Hall.   “Getting married in Copenhagen was the only option for us. In our homeland, Latvia, it doesn’t count. Officially we are only friends living together” Jana…

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#ChooseToChallenge on International Women’s Day

#ChooseToChallenge on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day takes place on 8 March each year, and this year the theme is #ChooseToChallenge. We’re using this opportunity to highlight the challenges faced…

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KPMG becomes official partner of Copenhagen 2021

KPMG becomes official partner of Copenhagen 2021

29 January 2021 Copenhagen 2021 has today announced that KPMG Denmark has become an Official Partner of their event, the combined WorldPride and EuroGames taking place in Copenhagen and…

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Pride Life to publish official Copenhagen 2021 Guide

Pride Life to publish official Copenhagen 2021 Guide

24 January 2021 With 200 days to go until the event begins, Copenhagen 2021’s organisers have today announced that the official guide to Copenhagen 2021 will be published by Pride…

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Meet Amazin LeThi

Meet Amazin LeThi

We’re excited to introduce Amazin LeThi, who’s joined Copenhagen 2021 as an Ambassador. Amazin has an impressive track record in the world of sport, fighting homelessness and becoming a competitive bodybuilder, and working as a leading LGBTI+ sports and human…

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Danske Bank supports Copenhagen 2021

Danske Bank supports Copenhagen 2021

18 January 2021 Danske Bank has become a main official partner of Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames, it has been announced. The bank’s efforts to promote diversity and a diverse…

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Copenhagen 2021 named one of best festivals in Denmark

Copenhagen 2021 named one of best festivals in Denmark

17 January 2021 Influential tourism website TravelMag has named Copenhagen 2021 one of the best festivals and fairs taking place in Denmark. TravelMag – which has a mission to ‘fuel…

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Esport event cancelled

Esport event cancelled

Please note, this event has been cancelled. When: Saturday 13 March 2021 What: 1v1 Counter Strike: Global Offensive Who: Participants from Europe What can you win? A free admission to…

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#YouAreIncluded podcast to launch in January

#YouAreIncluded podcast to launch in January

18 December 2020 The forthcoming WorldPride and EuroGames in Copenhagen and Malmö in August 2021 is being brought to life in a series of weekly podcasts launching in January, organisers…

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Summit in Malmö brings together politicians, officials and activists from around the world

Summit in Malmö brings together politicians, officials and activists from around the world

17 December 2020 Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Alice Bah Kuhnke, member of the European…

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We’re talking about mental health this International Men’s Day!

We’re talking about mental health this International Men’s Day!

International Men’s Day takes place annually on 19 November and is recognised and celebrated in around 80 countries globally. We wanted to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the…

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Activities for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Activities for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Here are some of the events and activities taking place in Copenhagen, Malmö and internationally to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance. Copenhagen TransAktion are hosting a Transgender Day of…

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Copenhagen and Malmö From a Trans Perspective

Copenhagen and Malmö From a Trans Perspective

By Fredrik Ekelund / Marisol M. Malmö, the city by the strait, the city where I have lived since 1963 save for shorter stays abroad. It’s an old working-class town…

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Partnership against Conversion Therapy

Partnership against Conversion Therapy

2 November 2020 Today, the IRCT and Copenhagen 2021 signed a partnership to discuss and promote a global ban on conversion therapy. Copenhagen 2021 – WorldPride and EuroGames in Denmark…

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Trans Parent Day

Trans Parent Day

Today, 1 November, is Trans Parent Day. It’s almost ten years since Noah Skaalum won the Danish version of The X Factor and since then he has transitioned, married, and…

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It’s Ace Awareness Week!

It’s Ace Awareness Week!

Did you know that October 25–31 marks Ace Awareness Week? Ace Awareness week started in 2010 and has grown every year since, raising awareness of asexuality globally. And while asexual,…

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Iconic rainbow dress highlights global LGBTI+ human rights abuses

Iconic rainbow dress highlights global LGBTI+ human rights abuses

30 October 2020 An enormous dress made up of the flags of all 71 countries where homosexuality is illegal has visited Denmark and Sweden to highlight human rights abuses…

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Flügger enters into colourful partnership with Copenhagen 2021

Flügger enters into colourful partnership with Copenhagen 2021

26 October 2020 Flügger is partnering with Copenhagen 2021 – organising WorldPride and EuroGames in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Malmö, Sweden – next year. Together with Copenhagen 2021, Flügger wants to…

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START film shines light on LGBTI+ community in Copenhagen and Malmö

START film shines light on LGBTI+ community in Copenhagen and Malmö

16 October 2020 START, a new film launched today by Copenhagen 2021, shines an exciting light on LGBTI+ people in Copenhagen and Malmö. The film depicts the range and scale…

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Let’s raise mental health awareness on this #WorldMentalHealthDay

Let’s raise mental health awareness on this #WorldMentalHealthDay

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year with the aim of raising awareness of mental health issues globally, and for LGBTI+ people this is especially important!…

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Suggest tracks for the official Copenhagen 2021 Playlist!

Suggest tracks for the official Copenhagen 2021 Playlist!

The new Copenhagen 2021 App brings you all the information you need about WorldPride and EuroGames in Copenhagen and Malmö … and it also includes our official Playlist so…

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Bi Week: Three little words that made a world of difference to me

Bi Week: Three little words that made a world of difference to me

Camilla Engelby is the Graphic Designer at Copenhagen 2021. For Bi Week (16-23 September), she shares her story about coming out as Bi. “I am bisexual.” There, I said it.

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Arnold Busck announces partnership with Copenhagen 2021

Arnold Busck announces partnership with Copenhagen 2021

Arnold Busck, Copenhagen’s historic and iconic bookshop, has announced a partnership with Copenhagen 2021, hosting WorldPride and EuroGames in the Danish capital and Malmö next year. The store – which…

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Nothing bitter about new Equality Coffee!

Nothing bitter about new Equality Coffee!

Peter Larsen Coffee kick off the annual Copenhagen Pride week with a new coffee on the shelves. The coffee focuses on equality and love between people across sexuality, ethnicity,…

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hummel announces partnership with Copenhagen 2021 to ‘change the world through sport’

hummel announces partnership with Copenhagen 2021 to ‘change the world through sport’

8 July 2020 Leading sports and lifestyle brand hummel have today announced a partnership with Copenhagen 2021, the joint celebration of WorldPride and EuroGames taking place 12-22 August 2021 in…

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Human Rights Forum executive partners announced

Human Rights Forum executive partners announced

3 July 2020 Copenhagen 2021 has today announced a formal partnership with twelve leading international governmental and civil society organisations focused on the protection of human rights and LGBTI+ equality.

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HRH Crown Princess Mary to address global LGBTI+ audience at Global Pride

HRH Crown Princess Mary to address global LGBTI+ audience at Global Pride

Saturday 27 June 2020 Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary will today make a speech at the online Global Pride event in which she will express her support for…

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The official guide book to Copenhagen 2021 shows the city’s vibrant LGBTI+ community

The official guide book to Copenhagen 2021 shows the city’s vibrant LGBTI+ community

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…

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Exclusive Pantone™ products launched for Copenhagen 2021

Exclusive Pantone™ products launched for Copenhagen 2021

Distinctive and eye-catching espresso cups, mugs and keychains featuring the six colours of the LGBTI+ rainbow flag have gone on sale, with a contribution from each purchase supporting Copenhagen 2021.

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Our Wonderful Rainbow Family

Our Wonderful Rainbow Family

Tomorrow, Sunday 3rd May, is International Family Equality Day. We talked to our colleague Helle Bjørnstrup about her Rainbow Family. Tell us about your rainbow family! Our family consists of…

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Lesbian Visibility Week: Maja Bach

Lesbian Visibility Week: Maja Bach

Today is Lesbian Visibility Day, and the last day of Lesbian Visibility Week. Hi Maja! Why is Lesbian Visibility Week important to you? Women within the LGBTI+ community face some…

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Lesbian Visibility Week: Ane Rindom

Lesbian Visibility Week: Ane Rindom

Today is the start of Lesbian Visibility Week, running up to Lesbian Visibility Day on Saturday 25th April. Hi Ane! Why is Lesbian Visibility Week important to you? First…

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Event Assistant at Copenhagen 2021

Event Assistant at Copenhagen 2021

We are looking for a volunteer who wants to be involved in planning and running events in connection with the Rainbow Alliance events. The Rainbow Alliance is Copenhagen…

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New partner for the Human Rights Forum

New partner for the Human Rights Forum

Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) and Copenhagen 2021 have signed an ambitious partnership around the Human Rights Forum. Together we will strive to make the Inter-parliamentary Plenary Assembly an impactful…

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Prides unite to support LGBTI+ community in Poland

Prides unite to support LGBTI+ community in Poland

The LGBTI+ community in Poland is ‘under attack’. In 2019, several LGBTI Pride organisers were attacked and opposition is set to increase in 2020. Several leading Pride organisations have contributed…

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Say hello to PRYDE

Say hello to PRYDE

In the final days of 2019 Pride Youth Denmark (PRYDE) has been founded. The new organisation will strengthen the pride movement for the youth, and it aims to support, develop…

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EU adopts resolution against discrimination of LGBTI+ persons

EU adopts resolution against discrimination of LGBTI+ persons

The European Parliament’s resolution on public discrimination and anti-LGBT hate speech, adopted in Strasbourg December 18, identifies a broad trend across Europe and its consequences in society, amid deeply worrying…

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Rainbow jerseys boost the fight against homophobia

Rainbow jerseys boost the fight against homophobia

Pan Idræt and Copenhagen Pride are the two organizers of Copenhagen 2021 and their collaboration on a charity auction raised 23.787 kroner in support of the fight against homophobia and…

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Let’s unite under the rainbow

Let’s unite under the rainbow

“We’ve come far, but we haven’t reached our goals.” That’s how briefly Danish LGBTI+ rights can be expressed. Denmark has for more than 70 years pioneered political and…

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Hvordan trives vi egentlig i idrætslivet?

Hvordan trives vi egentlig i  idrætslivet?

Vil du hjælpe os at sætte fokus på LGBTI+ personers deltagelse og trivsel i danske idrætsforeninger? Kulturministeriet er i samarbejde med Idrættens Regnbuekoalition igang med en undersøgelse af LGBTI+…

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Royal Patron

Royal Patron

For the first time ever, a member of the royal family will officially stand up for the rights of the LGBTI+ community. Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of…

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Vi søger en praktikant med fokus på kommunikation og presse

Vi søger en praktikant med fokus på kommunikation og presse

I 2021 finder WorldPride og Euro Games sted i København og Malmø under overskriften Copenhagen 2021. Ambitionen er en kæmpe international pride-festival, et stort sportsstævne og en konference, som skal…

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Lonely Planet: Copenhagen the most gay-friendly place on earth

Lonely Planet: Copenhagen the most gay-friendly place on earth

Humble, happy and Proud. Copenhagen has been appointed not only the most gay-friendly city but the most gay-friendly place on earth. This time it’s Lonely Planet which has awarded Copenhagen…

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The City of Copenhagen secures 17 million for Copenhagen 2021

The City of Copenhagen secures 17 million for Copenhagen 2021

In August 2021, the rainbow will radiate all over Copenhagen, when the Danish capital along with Malmö are hosting WorldPride and EuroGames. The events are held as one LGBTQ…

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#YouAreIncluded embodied in 12 photos

#YouAreIncluded embodied in 12 photos

This year’s Copenhagen Pride was bigger than ever before! 40,000 people marched with us to stand up for equality, diversity and LGBTQ rights, and hundreds of thousands of spectators cheered…

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Nine reasons all LGBTQ people should visit Copenhagen

Nine reasons all LGBTQ people should visit Copenhagen

We think LGBTQ people from all over the world should do themselves a favor and come visit our city. Here are a few reasons why!  1. Copenhagen was named the most LGBTQ…

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The Copenhagen vibe summed up in 9 quotes

The Copenhagen vibe summed up in 9 quotes

WorldPride and EuroGames are set to take place in Copenhagen and Malmö in 2021! But if you need just a few more reasons to go in 2021 (perhaps even sooner?),…

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Pan Idræt will host EuroGames 2021

Pan Idræt  will host EuroGames 2021

Copenhagen has been chosen as the host city of the rainbow sporting event EuroGames in 2021. WorldPride will take place in the city at the same time for both events…

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Copenhagen among most LGBTQ-friendly destinations

Copenhagen among most LGBTQ-friendly destinations

Along with famous LGBTQ hot spots such as Berlin, Madrid and Tel Aviv, Copenhagen has been nominated for a British LGBT award as one of the world’s top 10 LGBTQ-friendly…

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Pan Idræt is bidding for EuroGames 2021

Pan Idræt is bidding for EuroGames 2021

We’ve been saying it out loud for a few months, that’s true. But what’s new is that Pan Idræt has finalized their bid for EuroGames 2021 and forwarded it to…

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Only 35 minutes away: Here’s why Malmö is on board!

Only 35 minutes away: Here’s why Malmö is on board!

You may have heard it: Copenhagen 2021 will not only give you the pleasure of celebrating WorldPride and EuroGames in the streets of the Danish capital. In fact, we are…

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Q&A: What is EuroGames?

Q&A: What is EuroGames?

WorldPride and EuroGames are taking place in Copenhagen and Malmö in 2021. Some may wonder what that’s all about, and some may be confused about all the things we have…

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You should be excited about WorldPride 2021!

You should be excited about WorldPride 2021!

Yes, we’ve told you a few times at this point: Copenhagen is hosting WorldPride 2021! Obviously, we’re excited about that. But allow us to take a few seconds and explain…

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Politicians excited for WorldPride 2021

Politicians excited for WorldPride 2021

Copenhagen has been granted WorldPride 2021! We’re so excited about the prospect of welcoming the world to Copenhagen, but we’re also incredibly overwhelmed by the hype this has caused in…

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Copenhagen Pride wins bid to host WorldPride 2021!

Copenhagen Pride wins bid to host WorldPride 2021!

Copenhagen has been granted WorldPride 2021 by the organization InterPride. The organizers will be using WorldPride as a platform to promote LGBTQ equality around the world, and the Danish government…

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10 signs you were at Copenhagen Pride this year!

10 signs you were at Copenhagen Pride this year!

This year’s Copenhagen Pride shattered all records! It was bigger than ever before, and hundreds of thousands of people took part in making this world-class event come true. We’ve made…

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Prime minister kicks off Pride Week

Prime minister kicks off Pride Week

Run With Pride was the message from the Danish prime minister, when he hosted an open 5K run to celebrate diversity and kick off this year’s Copenhagen Pride Week. It…

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Copenhagen Pride inching closer to hosting WorldPride

Copenhagen Pride inching closer to hosting WorldPride

The WorldPride Committee of InterPride has approved the Copenhagen bid for WorldPride 2021, putting the world’s largest LGBTQ event one step closer to being hosted in Copenhagen.    Earlier this…

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What we found googling ‘Copenhagen’

What we found googling ‘Copenhagen’

So, Copenhagen was recently (and for the second time!) named the world’s most LGBTQ friendly place by Lonely Planet. That’s why we decided to do some research…

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Stonewall is why we have prides

Stonewall is why we have prides

In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, the police conducted a raid at the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village. As the organizers of the Stonewall 50th anniversary…

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We need inclusive sporting events

We need inclusive sporting events

Taking part in what should have been the 4th World OutGames has learned us a few lessons about how to (and how not to!) organize major sporting events. But most…

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Copenhagen took the stage

Copenhagen took the stage

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday night for an alternative World OutGames closing ceremony, which was put on with tremendous effort from the local LGBTQ community, the City of Miami Beach…

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Australian excitement for Copenhagen 2021

Australian excitement for Copenhagen 2021

It came as a surprise when the World OutGames Miami was cancelled due to “financial burdens” only hours before the event was scheduled to start. Rowen D’Souza from Australia went…

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‘I already booked my plane tickets’

‘I already booked my plane tickets’

Copenhagen-based company Joe & the Juice threw a party Friday night in support of Copenhagen 2021. Hundreds of people joined in for an incredible night of artistic pole dance, on-point drag…

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Permanent rainbow flag put up in Copenhagen

Permanent rainbow flag put up in Copenhagen

As an honor to the Danish LGBTQ community and a celebration of love and diversity, Copenhagen has put up a permanent rainbow flag. – We are incredibly happy to erect…

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Government support for Copenhagen 2021

Government support for Copenhagen 2021

With an official letter of support, the Danish government has announced its support for hosting WorldPride and EuroGames in Copenhagen in 2021. It’s the first time that a potential host…

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Swedish support for Copenhagen 2021

Swedish support for Copenhagen 2021

The City of Malmö has decided to support the Copenhagen bid to host WorldPride and EuroGames, two of the world’s largest LGBTQ events. The Danish organizers are pleased with the…

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More support for Copenhagen 2021

More support for Copenhagen 2021

The Committee for Culture and Leisure in the City of Frederiksberg have decided to grant 175,000 DKK to the Copenhagen bids for WorldPride and EuroGames.  – We are happy to have the support…

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Copenhagen Mayors Eager to Host WorldPride

Copenhagen Mayors Eager to Host WorldPride

In a letter of support, all seven mayors of Copenhagen state their wholehearted support for Copenhagen Pride’s bid to host WorldPride in 2021. The Chair of Copenhagen Pride is »excited…

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