Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras announced COVID-safe plans for the 43rd annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade – on Saturday 6 March 2021 we’re taking over the Sydney Cricket Ground for Australia’s celebration of LGBTQI+ pride and diversity.
Kink and fetish festival Darklands in Antwerp cancels its 2021 edition. It pins its hopes on a 2022 homecoming.
Early 2020 AD. Danny and I embark on a 21st century Odyssey. On the Majestic Princess from Sydney to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Back to Sydney, then to Melbourne and flying back home.
The thirteenth edition of Antwerp Pride is over. Antwerp Pride 2021 will take place from 12 tot 15 August. Hopefully free from coronavirus countermeasures.
The Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst van Antwerpen (M HKA), the Museum for Modern Art in Antwerp, is hosting ‘Together.‘. Allegedly it’s Belgium‘s first LGBTQIA+ dedicated exhibition.
The Diversity department of Antwerp Police has pasted Paul Harfleet‘s pansies from The Pansy Project, which marks hotspots of homophobia.
Antwerp Queer Arts Festival had to cancel all its indoor events. 99% of the activities planned. What’s left? The ‘Queer Arts Walk‘. I took a guided tour, with Silvia Terrenzio. But you can very well do the tour on your own.
Before the Province of Antwerp and the City of Antwerp issued even stricter coronavirus countermeasures, Antwerp Pride replaced the traditionally crowded pride parade with a ‘Trail of Stories‘.
Darklands has announced postponing the 2021 edition to April 2021 or possibly even later. The exact date is not yet released and won’t be as long as there is no final “go’” That ‘go’ means approval from authorities after a vaccine or cure for COVID-19 is available.
Due to the new measures in the City of Antwerp regarding a new and serious spike in COVID-19 cases, Antwerp Pride cancels some events and will focus more on the digital pop-up channel AntwerpPride.TV. What is cancelled and what can continue?