Stickers to worry about

Stickers to worry about

“Oh well, why worry about a few silly stickers. The police would be better off dealing with the serious cases. Just look at what just happened to that journalist (who became the victim of a homophobic attack), they should deal with that.” That’s what...
Violence against LGBTI+-persons, a ‘Brussels’ problem?

Violence against LGBTI+-persons, a ‘Brussels’ problem?

On Friday, VRT journalist Riadh Bahri was the victim of homophobic violence. ” Walking the dog. Man asks for directions. I am kind and naive enough to answer. Getting hit. Getting kicked. Chain ripped off and stolen. Hearing dirty faggot. Crying a little in the...
‘It’s about time for more rights for rainbow families’

‘It’s about time for more rights for rainbow families’

Our son turned eighteen. Because of the corona crisis, there wasn’t much of a celebration, but he seems to like the idea of being an adult. However, his joy is nothing compared to ours, his parents. The fact that we were able to help a son grow up can be called...

Does Szájer’s outing take all of Hungary out of the closet?

There was some sniggering in the newspapers and on television last week. Very understandable by the way because it is not every week that you catch a homophobic Hungarian MEP at a gay sex party in Brussels. The fact that the party was organized by a Brussels native...