I'm talking about how we treat the poorest and weakest residents of Amsterdam; the dignity and care we afford such people is the litmus test of civilization. The same applies for members of the LGBT community.
(NOT FOR PUBLICATION) INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE PRESS
Journalists and photographers are invited to apply for accreditation to sail alongside the Canal Pride parade on Saturday 3 August 2013 in a (slow or fast) press boat. Registration via firstname.lastname@example.org on a first come, first served basis. Boarding 13.00 at Westerdok, departure 13.15 sharp. Final destination is the dock outside Hermitage Amsterdam. Further information upon successful application.
On Friday 2 August 3 at 11.00, members of the press are invited to attend an exclusive tour of the docks where boats are being prepared for the Canal Parade, led by Irene Hemelaar, executive director of the ProGay, the organising committee of the Amsterdam Gay Pride. Departure opposite Grasweg 50 in Amsterdam-Noord.SOURCE ProGay