Today marks the start of Pride month, Copenhagen Fashion Week wishes you all Happy Pride!
In honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, we celebrate love and the progress for LGBTQIA+ community this month. As political and social oppression remain a reality for LGBTQIA+ community, the fight for acceptance and equality continues. Please find below when and where to join your local pride parade as well as links to educational resources.
Join local pride parades and gatherings!
Find here where in the world you can join the celebrations and protests. In Denmark, Copenhagen Pride is between 12-20 August.
”Choices in language can empower us to reframe issues, rewrite tired stories, challenge problematic ideas and build a radically better future based on a survivor-centred, intersectional, anti-racist and feminist vision of equality. ”The Oxfam’s Inclusive Language Guide provides definitions and guidance on language preferred by marginalised people, groups and communities.
LGBTQIA+ rights in fashion supply chains
Shedding light on the intersection of LGBTQIA+ rights and labour rights, The Queer Labour Behind the Label zine (2023) shares stories from LGBTQIA+ garment workers from Cambodia and Indonesia. The zine is created by Labour Behind the Labour, in collaboration with Rainbow Community Kampuchea (RoCK) in Cambodia and Perempuan Mahardhikain Indonesia.
Take a deep dive in queer history
Watch ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017)’, ‘Paris is Burning (1990)’, ‘Equal (2020)’, or other movie/documentary that depicts the life’s, struggles and accomplishments of the LGBTQIA+ community. In Denmark, visit the LGBT+ LIBRARY.