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Tue Jul 2, 2019, 05:14 AM

New York City passes WorldPride to Copenhagen and Malm

As the incredible month-long WorldPride celebrations draw to a close in New York, the cities of Copenhagen and Malmö are already gearing up for 2021’s event — the first to be hosted in two countries.

Denmark and Sweden will be joining forces to deliver a truly international parade spread between the two cities, which are connected over a narrow strait by the 16km Öresund Bridge. The combined event has been named Copenhagen 2021.

Taking to the stage at the end of New York’s WorldPride, Lars Henriksen, chair of Copenhagen Pride announced: “Now we hope you’ll all join us in in two years’ time to write the next chapter in our movement’s history.

“Our two countries have a proud history of championing equality and standing up for our community. WorldPride 2021 will continue this proud tradition of blazing the trail by shining a light on the barriers that LGBTQ+ people still face around the world.”

An estimated 3 million people visited New York for this year’s WorldPride, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots where a homophobic police raid led to a backlash that fuelled the modern-day LGBT+ rights movement.

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Be interesting to see if Jews will be attending (allowed to attend) festivities in Sweden.

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Tue Jul 2, 2019, 06:11 AM

1. Malmo is not a friendly place for Jews.

That fact alone might cause Jews to decide for themselves not to attend.

Malmo is one of Europe’s hotbeds of anti-Semitism.

The Danish actor Kim Bodina who co-started in the television series The Bridge ( filmed in both Copenhagen and Malmo ) said one of the reasons he quit the show was because as a Jew he didn’t feel safe in Malmo.

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