I have not traveled to either Denmark or Singapore, but I have read about Denmark’s reputation for happiness on several occasions. One of my most interesting reads was the book Society Without God, where an American sociologist discovered a possible correlation between happiness and atheism, or at least non-participation in religious practices.

I am concerned however that the veneer of happiness in the Scandinavian countries masks an ethnic homogeneity and possible distrust of outsiders. How do brown-skinned people fare in Denmark? Are they equally happy? Would I, a queer black trans person (as well as an atheist), be more welcomed in Denmark or in Singapore? Sincere questions.

Queer agender trans male. Black vegan atheist, photographer, blogger. Pronouns: they/them/their. http://funcrunch.org, https://www.patreon.com/funcrunch

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