Archive

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Rainbow Riots India   The international LGBTQ organisation Rainbow Riots’ founder, Swedish musician and activist Petter Wallenberg has been in Mumbai for nearly two years, writing and producing music featuring India’s first openly gay, lesbian and trans singers, rappers and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="45px"][vc_column_text] RAINBOW RIOTS HAS STARTED UGANDA’S FIRST LGBT+ COMMUNITY CENTER   In Uganda it’s illegal to be gay. LGBT people risk being arrested or becoming victims of violence. They have no safe space. Rainbow Riots is on a mission to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] RAINBOW RIOTS RADIO   International LGBTQ rights organisation Rainbow Riots will launch a weekly web radio series ‘Rainbow Riots Radio’ on May 30th. The podcast will feature ten unique shows exploring queer stories, culture and history from around the world. Each episode...

Rainbow Riots Festival is a public event that platforms performing arts, talks and workshops about LGBTQ issues around the world. It is the world’s first LGBTQ festival with a ’world’ theme, highlighting artists, activists and change-makers from countries where sexual minorities are criminalised. It is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Storytelling with drag queens   Director and producer Petter Wallenberg‘s acclaimed show Bland drakar och dragqueens (Amongst Dragons and Drag Queens) features a cast of well known Swedish drag queens reading fairy tales to children.   [blockquote text="“I wish there was something like this when I was...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Rainbow Riots Album   Released June 16, 2017: Rainbow Riots, the album, composed by Petter Wallenberg and featuring queer voices from some of the world’s most dangerous places for LGBTQ people. The first single ‘Equal Rights’ is part of the UN’s ‘Global Goals’...

UN Global Goals Campaign   “Equal Rights” is the new single composed and produced by Petter Wallenberg as part of an official campaign for the UN‘s Global Goals For Sustainable Development. On the mic is Jamaican rapper and gay rights activist Mista Majah P and the message...

Fundraiser for Orlando   In 2016 Rainbow Riots and director Petter Wallenberg teamed up with global drag superstar Lady Bunny and Jwl B from queer rappers Yo Majesty for the single “Keep On Dancing (Until We’re Free)” to raise funds for the relatives of the victims of the Orlando massacre. The track opened Stockholm Pride 2016.     Listen...