The first “serious” same-sex dance sequence of Standard Formation Dance was performed at the European Championships 2015 in Poland by the Dutch team DSV Dance Impression. Watch the video at approx 2:40min on youtube.
Even if the same-sex sequences have been banned by the WDSF – good luck for the World Championship in Ludwigsburg. Be proud and imagine!
The team reached the final of the World Championships on 28th November and finished 6th. At least a statement for tolerance was made in the final sequence when two male dancers performed a lift together. Congratulations!
On Sunday 1st of November the Dutch Equality Championships 2015 took place in Almere. Together with mainstream competitions there were same-sex couples dancing for the dutch champion title.
The medalists of the A-Class competitons are
ESSDA is the European Same-Sex Dance Association.
ESSDA will respect differences as they may occur between people, concerning race, gender, sexual or political orientation, religion, nationality or language, disability or any other base.
ESSDA will respect differences as they may occur between organisations, concerning nationality, language, political orientation, liaisons with other dance (sport) or sport organisations or organisations for LGBT emancipation.
ESSDA acknowledges that the roots and base of same-sex dance and same-sex dance sport are the expression of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender identities and relationships. This will be considered as part of any decisions, guidelines and developments for the future.
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By email and at the AGM 2015 in Stockholm it was pointed out and discussed that the ESSDA board really needs more women.
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The ESSDA board would like to open the bidding for the European Same-Sex Dance Championships 2017. » Read more
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