What you do speaks so loudly I cannot hear what you are saying
we take action
Since 2020 we support high-impact projects all over Europe
EuroPride 2022: Belgrade
Just A Family!
Lambda Warszawa: Shelter for LGBTIQ+ Ukrainians
The Polish organisation helped out 600 refugees from Ukraine fleeing the war.
Budapest Pride: Shelter for LGBTIQ+ Ukrainians
A safe space for queer refugees from Ukraine in Hungary.
ACCEPT Romania: Shelter for LGBTIQ+ Ukrainians
The Romanian organisation provides first-line aid to LGBTIQ+ refugees from Ukraine.
Justice For Prosperity: Platform for LGBTIQ+ Ukrainians
A safe online platform for LGBTIQ+ Ukrainians.
Support Ukrainian LGBTIQ+ Refugees
The Russian aggression against Ukraine has shocked the entire world. About 1.4 million refugees are estimated to cross the Ukrainian border the coming months. Many of them will belong to the LGBTIQ+ community…
2021 Polish LGBTIQ+ School Ranking
The Ranking of LGBTQ-friendly Schools is a Poland-wide community research which helps young people to choose a safe, friendly and open school environment.
Forbidden Colours contributes to these projects:
Who is behind
Forbidden Colours was founded by 6 friends who are part of the LGBTIQ+ community and wanted to create a serious and sustainable movement to help LGBTIQ+ people in need:
Benoit Vancauwenberghe, Didier Brouwers, Gabriel Goffoy, Gregory Hye, Olivier Onghena-‘t Hooft, Peter de Caluwe.
Forbidden Colours is the first LGBTIQ+ fund hosted by the King Baudouin Foundation, who together with the 6 founders and 3 advisers Leonie Nelissen, Rémy Bonny and Lukas Dhont select the projects we support.