Tag Archives: gay rights

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 […]

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, […]

Helsinki Pride: The Perfect Storm

Some people get caught up in the celebrations of Pride and forget about its important contributions to social justice. For others it’s just as easy to become disenchanted and cynical with the corporatization and commercialism of our movement. Beyond Gay was about the many contradictions and variations of Pride around the world, and it struck […]