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Pride 2019: How to celebrate in Sweden

The Gothenburg Pride Parade in 2017. Photo: Thomas Johansson/TT

Published: 11.Jun.2019 15:55 hrs

Swedish Pride means a month or more of parades, talks, and other celebrations for the country's gay, trans and queer community and allies. Here are five things to know about Pride in one of the world's most LGBTQ-friendly countries.

1. A year of milestones

Swedes have plenty to be proud of this year, with 2019 marking multiple milestones for the LGBTQ + community.

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