Tag Archives: Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride

Pride the Perfectly Swedish Way

Some reflections on the Big Gay Nordic Tour are being published by DailyXtra. Here is how Stockholm Pride rocked my world … ever so gently. Stockholm Pride: the Swedish way to be gay How gay-friendly can Sweden be when you’re expected to fit in, not stand out?   The Swedish word lagom translates to adequate, or the [...]

A Big Gay Thank – You.

After four different european screenings and three amazing Nordic Pride marches, the Big Gay 2015 Pride Tour has come to an end. I was home for a heartbeat and then off to Toronto for Visible Evidence, an international documentary conference that fuelled my academic and activist engines even more. It has been an incredibly rewarding [...]

Big Gay Pride Tour Grand Finale!

If you haven’t yet figured it out, this summer I’m the proudest gay on the planet. Last week was Stockholm Pride and it was amazing. What a great city, so many nice people, and great mix of activism and celebration. There’s a lot I can tell you about that, but really that was so last [...]

Next Stop Stockholm Sweden

The Big Gay European Adventure Continues in Stockholm Sweden.  Stockholm Pride will be begin July 27th and wrap up on August 1st with the parade and festival. This is the largest Pride festival in the region and I’m excited to see how it unfolds in this very socially progressive country. I am already in Sweden, [...]