Nico made me aware of the new airline Aero K from South Korea. At its launch, this low cost carrier present gender neutral uniforms for its employees. It also collaborates with LAKA, a gender neutral make-up brand.
What about the Belgian Pride in Brussels in May 2021? Organizer The Belgian Pride (with article) remains tight-lipped on the subject. But it is mobilising businesses, corporations, non-governmental organisations, institutions et al. to fly the rainbow flag in May. That project is called RainbowCity.Brussels.
In response to the backsliding of LGBTIQ rights in member states of the European Union, notably Poland and Hungary, MEPs declared the EU an ‘LGBTIQ Freedom Zone‘ on Thursday 11 March.
No, Darklands 2020 in Antwerp wasn’t completely carefree. There were already signs of the coronavirus, as COVID-19 was usually called back then. But still, it was the last dance. The last major gay event in Belgium. A few days later, on Friday 13 March 2020, the Government announced the first coronavirus countermeasures.
ILGA-Europe‘s ‘Annual Review 2021‘ shows that as a result of the unprecedented events of 2020, LGBTI people and communities in Europe have been pushed to the brink.
Today ten years ago, on 11 February 2011, is set foot in Australia for the first time. I left Belgium on the 10th and arrived a day later. For four weeks, I toured Down Under with stays in Melbourne, Alice Springs for Uluru (Ayers Rock), Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Newcastle, Canberra, Sydney in time for…
Antwerp Pride 2021 will take place from 11 to 15 August. This year’s theme is #NotJustWords. The organisation wants to tackle hurtful language. From outside and from within the rainbow.
No Darklands in 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organiser Jeroen Van Lievenoogen made the right call in October 2020. On Alphatribe, he now announces a change of venue is in the works.
Boekhandel Kartonnen Dozen in Antwerp has won the annual Çavaria Media Award. Brussels based Protest to support the Polish LGBT+ community won the Çavaria Campaign Award.
The fourteenth edition of Antwerp Pride, which will take place in 2021 from Wednesday 11 to Sunday 15 August, will be without the major public events. The organization is preparing a pride with smaller initiatives that focus on the message.