“This year’s theme is ‘Open'”, the organising committee says. “It sounds like a call for more inclusiveness, respect and equality for LGBTI+ people. Let’s open up to the others, to their respect, their consent but also to culture and celebration.”
“The Belgian Pride is evolving. It has a duty to set an example and to apply optimal reception measures for all audiences. With our partner associations and with you, we will do our best to make this Pride a safe moment for everyone.”
The project includes an awareness and communication campaign, training for volunteers and organizers, a Safe Zone and a Health Village.
- Feel Safe: respect and consent. Inclusiveness, verbal and sexual violence, consent, Party Safe(ly).
- Take care of your body. Risk reduction related to alcohol and drugs, sexual activity, hearing, …
Claiming our rights
The Belgian Pride will be in the streets of Brussels alongside LGBTI+ activists and association.
“This is our priority. In 2022, the visibility of these thousands of people will be amplified. Our Parade is reinventing itself and will take into account climate issues by returning to its initial form.
“Indeed, the 2022 Pride will be on foot. We are thus getting closer to the first prides and to the protest aspect of the event.
Belgian Pride 2022
- Belgian Pride 2022 set for parade on Saturday 21 May after easing of coronavirus countermeasures in Belgium.
- Flemish LGBTQI+ press support rainbow community in Ukraine.
- ‘LGBTQIA+ BXL, Collecting Memories’ Exhibition in Brussels City Museum.
- MSK Gent – Museum of Fine Arts Ghent introduces LGBTQ+ tour.
- Full edition ft. parade and festival days for Antwerp Pride 2022.
- Rainbow zebra crossings of Antwerp.
- Antwerp’s LGBTQIA+ bookshop Kartonnen Dozen needs new location by September 2022.
- Darklands 2022 programme, schedule, gym and concert – 4 to 9 May in Antwerp.
- BRUSSELS | Exploring gay intimacy and sexuality at ‘In The Mood For Love’ exhibition.
- City chronicle ‘De kleur van de stad maakt mijn ziel amoureus’ recounts Queer Antwerp history.
- ‘Masculinities: Liberation through Photography’ exhibition at FOMU, Antwerp’s photography museum.
- REVIEW | David Hockney double exhibition at Bozar Brussels’ arts museum.