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A very popular Belgian Pride 2014 in Brussels
(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 19 May 2014) The 19th Pride4Every1 drew, May 17, 2014, approximately 100,000 people in the streets of Brussels (Belgium). The local version of the Gay Pride, also called Belgian Pride, lured 25% more visitors than in 2013.
The parade, May 17 requires, of course highlighted the fight against homophobia.The wordEqualitywas also all slogans.And more preciselyVote for equality, since theBelgian Pridewas held a week before the general elections in Belgium.
Byequality, we must understand equal status, equal rights and equal treatment.Organizers and participants demanded especially true consideration of co-parenting and stop discrimination against trans people.
The Belgian Pride parade finalized two weeks PrideFestival in Brussels.The PrideFestival have gathered some 10,000 people through associations or cultural events, protest related to LGBT issues. American photographerMichael Sharkeyand has the opportunity to set fire to Brussels drawing portrait of youngqueersin the Belgian capital (Brussels is burning), as he had done in the United States (Queer Kids).
The Belgian Pride has become a place frequented by many political figures from all walks of place.The event, which opens the Gay Pride season in Europe, also has the distinction of being organized in partnership with many public entities.For example, the authorities in Brussels, Wallonia-Brussels and Wallonia, as well as the official tourism agencyVisitBrussels.be.Many buildings and monuments have been decked, briefly or for several days, flags dominant arc-en-ciel.
This article has been translated from our French blog, to view the original, click here.