During the Pride is Protest demonstration, the Zero Flags Project will briefly draw attention to the 72 countries where homosexuality is still in the penal code. The Zero Flags Project aims to steadily reduce the number of countries where homosexuality is a criminal offense.
The Zero Flags Project seeks collaboration with organizations such as the Equal Rights Coalition, UNHCR and Human Rights Watch. The project’s activities focus on the flags of the 72 countries. In previous years, the flags were carried in the annual Pride Walk at the front and in 2016 the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress was made from these flags.
Participation of the Russian LGBT group in an interview for the AT5.NL. (Video-interview at the bottom of the page).
No canal parade and therefore no thousands of people on the side. No festivals, parties and other festivities. This year we celebrate Pride differently than usual and according to some that’s not so bad.
‘It’s really such a shame, but we are now doing the Find All Flags tour to experience at least something of Pride,’ say two men dressed in rainbow colors.
Trans United psychologist Glenn Helberg and Dinah Bons were just dining after a day of talks about alternative Pride Week at the concert hall. “Homophobia, afrophobia, transphobia, that is prohibited by law. But it is there and we actually allow it. I would like to use this time to show that, ‘says Helberg.
From the Marineterrein, Captain Jaus Müller, chairman of the Homosexuality and Armed Forces Foundation, will speak about the rainbow flag on the naval terrain. The flag hangs there every day, not just now with the Pride. “This is the place where we judge people whether they are suitable for defense. If they have trouble with the flag, that may be reason for us to say, “There is no place for you in defense.”