'Belgian Pride' is the Belgian iant of the Gay Pride Parade. It is a turning out occasion for a large number of gays and lesbians and the heteros with a merry, political and social character and happens each year on the Saturday that is nearest to the 17th May, the international day against homophobia. In Belgium, gay people and lesbians in the city of Antwerp appeared out of the blue on Saturday 5 May 1979 in Antwerp. Multi year later there was an indication in Brussels and in 1981 again in Antwerp. Pink Saturdays were likewise held in the 1980s, however not every year. In the vicinity of 1990 and 1996 the occasions occurred at regular intervals.
From 1996, the occasion was held each year in May in Brussels and was then named Belgian Lesbian and Gay Pride BLGP. This English name was intended to have a more shared factor regarding the three diverse dialect networks of Belgium. The old name, Roze Zaterdag, is additionally utilized by numerous individuals. Since the old name never again secured the load and distinctive gatherings with their own, particular personality were included, in 2010 the name changed again, this time in 'Belgian Pride'.