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During the previous decade, Danish debates about Muslim minorities and integration have increasingly been focusing on gender and gender equality. This article examines how gender and issues of gender equality have been framed by media and politicians in these debates. By looking at news media communication, political integration initiatives, and politicians’ statements about gender equality and Muslim minorities, the article provides an overview and an analysis of the previous decades’ debateson minorities, integration and gender.