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LGBTI Rights in Denmark


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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ADDED ON: 12/31/2018

Tanzania dismisses travel advisory by US

Tanzania has reacted angrily to an advisory issued by the US to its citizens, against travelling to the East African country, terming the action malicious. Government spokesman Dr Hassan Abbas dismissed the…

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ADDED ON: 11/16/2018

Denmark Withholds Aid to Tanzania after Anti-Gay Comments

Denmark is withholding 65m krone (£7.5m; $9.8m) in aid to Tanzania after “unacceptable homophobic comments” from a senior politician, a minister says. Development Minister Ulla Tornaes did not name the official but…

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ADDED ON: 08/09/2018

Denmark LGBTI Groups Snub US Ambassador’s Pride Reception to Protest Trump Policies

Denmark’s LGBTI groups have delivered a public snub to the US Ambassador appointed by Donald Trump. Private equity firm chair Carla Sands was appointed by Trump last year to serve as the…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

Denmark Launches First LGBTI Action Plan

For the first time ever, a Danish government has launched a LGBTI action plan in a bid to prevent discrimination and promote equal opportunity and security for the LGBTI community. The plan…

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ADDED ON: 05/31/2018

Culture News in Brief: First Transgender Winner of Mr Gay Denmark Speaks Out Against Shallow LGBTI Circles

Jansen is not an obvious winner of what many might regard as a beauty award. “A gay man is desirable if he is young, muscular and cisgender, and I am neither of…

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