28 May 2013
Denmark: Bid to rename square after late gay rights activist fails
A bid to rename a square in Copenhagen after the deceased founder of one of the world's first gay rights groups, has failed, with city officials citing a 50-year-old pornography scandal as one of its reasons.
30 April 2013
UK: National AIDS Trust welcomes Danish HIV cure study
News that researchers in Denmark believe that they are on the brink of a “promising breakthrough” in finding a cure for HIV has been welcomed by the National AIDS Trust.
11 April 2013
Denmark: Copenhagen bar apologises after kicking out gay couple for kissing
A bar in Copenhagen has apologised after ejecting two men for kissing, and one of them, a member of a Danish LGBT youth organisation, reported it as a hate crime.
15 March 2013
Danish Ministers express disappointment at ‘harmful’ election of Pope Francis, for his views on gay people
Ministers in Denmark have dubbed the newly elected Pope Francis "harmful", expressing disappointment that the Vatican did not choose someone more progressive on LGBT and women's rights, but remain hopeful that he may prove them wrong.
12 March 2013
Study: Men in same-sex unions live longer while mortality rates for lesbian couples on the increase
A new study has found that married gay men in same sex marriages live longer, while mortality rates among married lesbians have begun to rise, despite a long period of decline.
11 March 2013
Lord Mayor of Copenhagen urges Lithuanian mayor to support gay pride
Responding to calls from gay rights advocates, the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen has urged the mayor of the Lithuanian capital city to support a gay pride event.
3 January 2013
Study: Increased HIV life expectancy linked to reduction in smoking
Much of the increased mortality seen in patients with HIV in the past decade – outside of antiviral drugs – can be attributed to a reduction in smoking, according to a study in Denmark.
28 August 2012
Danish Prime Minister denies fresh rumours that her husband is gay
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has again dismissed claims about the sexuality of her husband, the son of Neil Kinnock.
17 August 2012
Guatemalan trans woman says she was raped in mens’ wing of Danish asylum seekers camp
A young Guatemalan trans woman who sought asylum in Denmark says that on her arrival she was placed in the men's wing of an asylum seeker's camp and gang raped by several men who forced their way into her room.
22 June 2012
Denmark: Newspaper editor refuses to write about gay marriage laws
A Danish newspaper editor said he would refuse to include any news about the country's recently-implemented equal marriage laws.
15 June 2012
Denmark: Equal marriage laws for gay couples come into effect today
Denmark's new laws allowing gay couples to marry in the state church have come into effect today.
7 June 2012
Danish parliament approves equal marriage laws
The Danish parliament has approved equal marriage laws 85 to 24 today.
7 June 2012
Denmark expected to pass equal marriage laws today
The Danish Folketing is expected to approve equal marriage laws today with majorities in both its left-wing and centre-right parliamentary blocs.
16 May 2012
Danish vicar refused to bury lesbian after opposing marriage for gays
A Danish vicar has apologised to the bereaved partner and daughter of a woman he refused to bury because she was a lesbian.
16 May 2012
Denmark: Ex-minister equates gays with ‘killer snails’ to oppose equal marriage rights
A former Danish government minister as equated gays with the hermaphrodite 'killer snails' plaguing the country in an argument against gay marriage rights.
9 May 2012
Facebook administrators ‘reject lesbian t-shirt ad’
An advert for a t-shirt bearing the slogan 'Lesbian wanted' has been rejected by Facebook advert regulators, the Danish producers said today.
3 May 2012
Denmark: Gay bar bans straight couples from kissing
A gay bar in Copenhagen has confirmed it barred straight couples from kissing at the establishment.