Defence minister joins Gay Pride parade

04/08/2013
Submitted by ILGA-Europe

Reposted from Dutch News: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/07/defence_minister_joins_gay_pri.php

Defence minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert will be on board her ministry's boat during the Gay Pride parade in Amsterdam on Saturday.

It is the first time a defence minister has joined the parade and is designed to show that the ministry is an equal opportunities employer.

Earlier this month it was announced that for the first time a Dutch football association boat will take part. On board will be association chairman Michael van Praag and national team manager Louis van Gaal.

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