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Denmark: New Conservatives Leader Søren Pape Poulsen Comes Out As Gay

Denmark: New Conservatives Leader Søren Pape Poulsen Comes Out As Gay

The new leader of Denmark’s Conservative Party, Søren Pape Poulsen, has come out as gay, joking that his homosexuality is “apparently still exotic in 2014”. Since becoming the new leader of De Konservative, Denmark’s media has been speculative of Søren Pape Poulsen’s personal life, especially his sexuality. It is for that reason that the Danish […]

Copenhagen Renames Town Square ‘Rainbow Square’ in Honour of LGBT Community

Copenhagen Renames Town Square ‘Rainbow Square’ in Honour of LGBT Community

Copenhagen now has a town square named in honour of the LGBT community and their campaign rights and equality worldwide. Regnbuepladsen, which translates from Danish as ‘Rainbow Square’, was voted by local councillors to be the new name of Rådhuspladsen, situated in central Copenhagen and home to Oscar Bar, a popular gay café bar. 

Denmark: LGBT Community Celebrate “The World’s Best” Trans Recognition Law

Denmark: LGBT Community Celebrate “The World’s Best” Trans Recognition Law

Yesterday was a historic day for Denmark’s LGBT community, as the Danish Parliament passed legislation that puts the country in top position for trans rights. From now on in Denmark, a person can legally change their gender six months after he or she has applied to have it recognised. Folketinget, the Danish Parliament, voted by 59 votes […]

Danish Bank Complains About New ‘Rainbow Place’ Address

Danish Bank Complains About New ‘Rainbow Place’ Address

Criticism made by a Danish bank for an upcoming street name-change has badly backfired, and the Copenhagen City Council has accused the bank of ‘suffering from homophobia’. From June 1, part of the Rådhuspladsen (City Hall Square) will be renamed to Regnbuepladsen – The Rainbow Place – after the local authority voted in favour of the […]