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LGBTI Rights in Denmark


ADDED ON: 04/22/2022

Denmark, Honduras join U.N. LGBTI Core Group

Denmark and Honduras have joined a group of U.N. countries that have pledged to support to LGBTQ rights. “Denmark is deeply honored to officially enter into the LGBTI Core Group,” tweeted Denmark’s Permanent Mission…

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ADDED ON: 02/16/2022

LGBTI Asylum Seekers Suffer Double Discrimination in Europe

Members of the LGBTI community which are looking for asylum in different countries of Europe are facing some difficulties, including double discrimination even in countries that rank high for positive LGBT legislative…

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ADDED ON: 01/11/2022

Calls in Denmark for gay fathers to get legal rights at birth.

A petition in Denmark calling for two gay fathers to be granted equal parental rights for their child, on Monday received more than the 50,000 signatures required to be considered by parliament.…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2021

Could Denmark be on the verge of having its first LGBT PM? The bookies certainly think so

It won’t be a big deal should Konservative leader Søren Pape Poulsen become this country’s first gay prime minister – or at least not by Nordic standards. Per-Kristian Foss was the first…

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ADDED ON: 08/21/2021

Denmark, Sweden host largest post-pandemic LGBTQ rights conference

The WorldPride 2021 Human Rights Conference that took place this week in Copenhagen was the largest in-person LGBTQ rights gathering since the pandemic began. “We have activists coming from all over the…

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ADDED ON: 07/16/2021

Here are 3 Olympic couples who will be competing on the same team in Tokyo

A record number of out LGBTQ athletes are heading to Tokyo, and naturally, that means several Olympic couples will be making the trip together. We’ve seen same-sex couples compete on the same…

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ADDED ON: 03/05/2021

Europe’s nurses need more training to ‘reduce biases’ around LGBT+ issues

Calls have been made to ensure nurses across Europe are trained to be “compassionate and culturally aware” towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people, after new research found staff from strict…

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ADDED ON: 12/23/2020

From queer to queer’: How locals are supporting LGBTQ asylum seekers in Denmark

LGBT Asylum is an NGO whose aim is to offer support and counselling for LGBT+ asylum applicants in Denmark. It was formed in 2012, when the country allowed LGBT+ people to ask…

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ADDED ON: 11/15/2019

LGBT+ delegates say sidelined at ‘inclusive’ global sexual health summit

A global summit on sexual and reproductive health hailed by organisers as being an inclusive event failed to adequately hear the voices of sexual minorities, some LGBT+ delegates said as the three-day…

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ADDED ON: 11/15/2019

Suicide rates fall after gay marriage legalised in Sweden and Denmark

Suicide rates among those in same-sex relationships have fallen significantly in both Denmark and Sweden since the legalisation of gay marriage, according to a study, although whatever their marital status, homosexual people…

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ADDED ON: 06/22/2019

Ukrainian gay couple hope Danish wedding will change mindsets at home

Before Kiev celebrates Pride on Sunday, Roman Ivasiy and Anton Pozdnyakov want to speak publicly about their wedding in the hope it will help change hostile attitudes toward same-sex couples in Ukraine…

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ADDED ON: 02/03/2019

Copenhagen presents Denmark’s first LGBTI+ policy.

Copenhagen is set to become the first city in Denmark to usher in policy specifically designated to the LGBTI+ community. The policy, ‘En ligeværdig del af fællesskabet’ (‘An equal part of the…

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