WILLEMSTAD - With its rich culture and breathtaking scenery, Curaçao is a place where diversity should be celebrated with open hearts and open minds. The official launch of the 'Curaçao Pride Foundation' is dedicated to championing LGBTQ+ rights, fostering allies and raising awareness about the importance of acceptance and inclusivity on the island.
The board of the Curacao Pride Foundation consists of a group of young professionals.
With Jansen acting as President, Alexander as Vice-president and secretary, Jordan Constancia as Treasurer, Timothy Martina as Commissioner External Affairs and Francis O'Connor as Commissioner Internal Affairs. The entire Pride organization extends their sincerest gratitude to who on this road acceptance and equality has been dedicated to creating a positive lasting impact. The organization hopes to continue counting on their invaluable support in the journey ahead.
The Curaçao Pride Foundation is responsible for organizing the celebration of 'Pride 2023', which will take place during the first two weeks of October. From October 1st to the 15th. The whole Curacao community and especially LGBTQ+ are warmly invited to attend the various events and talks taking place during these weeks. Naturally, the traditional and colorful 'Pride Walk' cannot be left out. mark your calendars for October 12th, where the fun kicks off at 7 o'clock in the evening from and will be culminating in a grand festive gathering at Rainbow Park at .
This year’s theme is 'Live in Color'. Living in color means finding your people and seeing how enriching and powerful it is to be surrounded by community. It means living outside of binary structures taught to us and seeing how beautiful life can be when you are able to experiment, play and find joy in being your authentic self. The Curacao Pride Foundation is committed to making Curacao a beacon of diversity and acceptance, where LGBTQ+ individuals can thrive and be celebrated for who they are. To learn more about our mission, engage with the private sector, and participate in the Pride Walk, please visit our website www.curacaopride.org or follow us on our social media platforms on Facebook and Instagram.