by Wil Groot It is Wednesday afternoon. Taking shelter from the rain occasionally, I am cycling to the city district Amsterdam East with Ambassador Raymond and his friend, both in leather. When we arrive, we are welcomed by a colourful and vibrant scene. > Read the full story 4 min.
by Ron Meijer Tchaikovsky started his professional life as a civil servant, then went to study music at the St Petersburg Conservatory, and subsequently became a teacher at the same conservatory. By the summer of 1867 he had already written his first piano pieces and had them published. > Read the full story
Dear Neighbors to the North, "Homosexuality will never be detectable through a blood test," the Flemish media reported in capitals some weeks ago. An international study shows that there are only five places in which hom........ read more...
The gay gene does not exist, but the straight gene does not exist either. Sexuality is diverse and cannot be predicted with a DNA test. This is the outcome of a large international study that investig.. > read the full story
From October 24 to October 27 the twenty-third edition of Leather & Fetish Pride Amsterdam will be organized. During these four days Amsterdam’s city centre will be the focal point of the leather an.. > read the full story
It is time again for Leather Pride Amsterdam in the weekend of October 24-27! It will be a long weekend with various leather and fetish events, such as parties, elections, socials, a leather dinner, l.. > read the full story
"Creative thinking inspires ideas, and ideas inspire change” (Barbara Januszkiewicz). In front of me is Tony de Wilde, brand manager of the Mister B leather shop, who, as a creative thinker, keeps a.. > read the full story
In Tamil Nadu, the government has issued a Regulation on the basis of which non-essential operations on sex characteristics of babies and children are prohibited, except in the case of a life-threatening situation. read more...
State Secretary Paul Blokhuis wants to start a conversation within his party about same-sex marriage. He is a member of the Dutch socially-conservative Christian party the Christenunie (CU). > read the full story
It’s been more than ten years since Elliott Matos and Benjamin Aillery are doing gay event programming during the Amsterdam Dance Event. The ADE has fast become the world’s largest and leading con.. > read the full story
The history of a “Grand Dame” was screened on August 7 in Amsterdam’s movie theater Pathé de Munt, and showing on that same evening in Zwolle, The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht. The cinema was f.. > read the full story
"Pride started as a protest", one often hears, but what many people forget is that Pride is still a protest in many countries. In Georgia, for instance, where activists tried to organize a Pride and w.. > read the full story
On June 28, 1969, the police raided the gay bar the Stonewall Inn. Raids were not uncommon then, and while the visitors usually went peacefully, they opposed the cops that evening. It was the beginning of a few days of v........ read more...
It is around five o’clock on Sunday afternoon when we are riding the tube and are told that it will no longer depart. Problems with the doors. Apparently, they are not closing. O well, we’ll just .. > read the full story
For young black gay men it can be difficult to find their way in this world. What does it mean to be young, black and gay? Guilliano (26) is the founder of The Kiki House of Angels, a Vogue dance comm.. > read the full story
On paper, the Netherlands is an LGBTI-friendly country, but in practice, LGBTIs do not all feel free to be who they are. This is the conclusion of a survey by TV News programme EenVandaag among three .. > read the full story
Astrid Oostenburg, President of gay interest group COC Netherlands, and Philip Tijsma (Chairman of COC's working group Politics) called on the Dutch government and parliament to anchor gay rights in t.. > read the full story
The underwear brand Comfyballs originates in Norway. Motivated by the lack of functionality and innovation in men’s basics underwear, Comfyballs started in 2012 with the development of exclusive men.. > read the full story
Holland's (only) monthly gay magazine,
comes out printed every once a month since 1992.
Independent, bilingual (in both English and Dutch), and home to some of the well-known dutch gay authors and editors.
Explore our friendly and affordable rates to advertise the dutch gay market
Comes every once a year around April in a 100,000 circulation; with an intense, weekly distribution, available for free from a.o. all gay venues, tourist businesses, VVV's, and the bigger hotels; available for groups upon request. Not to be missed for Amsterdam-based gay businesses.
Thè way to reach the dutch gay audience. Comes monthly, 12 times a year, mainly distributed for free plus available from shops. Holland's gay magazine. Informative, varied, and home to some of the well-known dutch gay authors and editors. Bilingual, Volume 27.