I went down to Prinsengracht on Saturday and took photos of the boats in the Gay Pride Canal Parade. Lots of great performers this year, and very enthusiastic crowds. Followed by parties across the city, this is something Amsterdam celebrates. Here are some highlights from the parade, there’s also a video taken from near the end of the parade.
The best performers – a swim club performing “Carwash”
If only I could commute like this.
The police with their slogan “pink in blue” supporting gay pride
A reminder that not all countries support gay rights
HIV+ awareness “positive and proud”
Gaymobil = playtime?
D66 – a political party
PvdA – another political party
“Vier Gay” a Dutch pun; vier means both four and celebrate
The public transport company, with a blow-up bridge.
Is anyone still in the closet?
Even the church supports Gay Pride (Westerkerk)