Posted on February 27, 2017 16:00
For the upcoming elections in the Netherlands, broadcaster made a series of video messages addressed to the future Prime Minister, called . One of the messages was made by 36-year-old Patrick, who tells us about his daily life and his fears for tomorrow:
Allowing different cultures into the Netherlands is fine, but not at our own expense. I am openly gay, and I sense that this is an issue in the Netherlands.
I have had nasty experiences in this neighbourhood. Those experiences amount to discrimination, verbal abuse and getting beaten up twice.
To a large degree, this is caused by integration and immigration. Islam is quite intolerant towards homosexuals. You really sense this when you live in a multicultural neighbourhood. In regard to this matter, integration has clearly failed.