Purple Friday

Queen Maxima speaking with students at the Hofstad Lyceum in The Hague about LGTBI acceptance, 8 Nov 2017
Nov 8 '17 16:20

Queen Maxima paid a visit to the Hofstad Lyceum in The Hague on Wednesday morning to talk to pupils about the acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersexual classmates. She also spoke with LGBTI students and representatives of LGBTI interest organization COC, NOS reports.

The COC representatives explained the situation LGBTI students face in schools and in general. And students showed the Queen actions they plan to take against bullying. 

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Dec 11 '15 16:45

About 200 thousand students and teachers of more than 600 Dutch schools wore purple clothes on Friday as a symbol against discrimination and hatred for homosexuals, bisexuals and transgenders

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Dec 12 '14 11:33

More than 500 schools in the Netherlands are participating in Purple Friday today. Students and teachers are dressed in purple today to combat homophobia and transphobia.

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