It's pride month, so it seems fitting to post some music by Jan Hammarlund, the grandfather of the Swedish LGBT rights movement.
(Slightly NSFW illustrations of men and lions having sex)
In 1897, Frans and Lars, who had been living together for ten years, were spotted by two guards, having sex in the woods. According to court documents, when asked by the guards what they were doing, Frans and Lars replied "we're fucking, and its none of your business". They were sentenced to three months hard labor for "indecency, which is against nature".
A love story set in the 1960s when the age of consent for homosexuals was 18 years, while for heterosexuals it was 15 years.
Mom and Dad are okay even though Dad hangs out at the pub
but if they keep picking on our love, I'll tell them to fuck off -
I'll tell them to fuck off.
Ville is nice and Ville is good and Ville tastes like honey
But neither of us are eighteen so neither of us are legal...
So at home they said if we do it again they'll call the cops
so that's why we've been doing it almost everywhere except in bed
mmm - except in bed.
This video is funny because I have no idea why he's singing "I want to live in Europe" in French, on a boat, for an audience of two, and why a British (?) TV channel were filming.
BONUS: A spontaneous interview with Joan Baez, who unexpectedly joined a protest for LGBT rights in Stockholm in 1980 because she happened to be staying at the same hotel as the visiting British Foreign Minister.