From our Editors The GLBTI culture in Rotterdam is flourishing again! The success of Rotterdam goes hand in hand with the re-emergence of its famous GLBTI scene. The return of various well-known GLBTI events, the increasingly busy street parties during Rotterdam Pride, the Eurovision Song Contest taking place here, and the fifth edition of Cocktail Fest, show that . > Read the full story
From our Editors Being unabele to agree among themselves on the position of the church on homosexuality, the leadership of the United Methodist Church (UMC) has proposed dividing the church. According to that proposal, the traditional part of the church will leave the UMC. > Read the full story
From our Editors State Secretary Ankie Broekers-Knol (Asylum) has ordered a new study of the situation of LGBTI people in Iran. This is of great importance for LGBTI people from that country requesting asylum in the Netherlands. The State Secretary made this commitment to the Dutch Lower House mid-December during a debate on the Dutch asylum policy. > Read the full story
Unlike many other countries, we can wave a rainbow flag on television without any problems and in complete freedom. I expect nothing more than to see an ocean of rainbow flags during the broadcasts of the Eurovision in R........ read more...
Last few months, there were plenty of opportunities to celebrate the holidays at A.S.V.Gay. Christmas parties, dinners, drinks, you name it. We are now completely ready for and are working on the prep.. > read the full story
Bears and admirers beware: the Amsterdam Bear Weekend is coming up again. The 2020 edition (March 19-23) is, as always, a pleasant mix of wonderful encounters, great conversations and a bit of excitem.. > read the full story
On Saturday, February 22, The Web Amsterdam will host the Mister Sportswear 2020 election. The contest starts at 19:00 and will end at 23:00, DJRW will play his progressive beats during and after the .. > read the full story
In 2020, the Olympic Games will be organized in Japan, one of the most paradoxical countries on earth. Tradition and innovation, beautiful geisha’s and dishevelled bums, zen and violence, meditation.. > read the full story
More and more bad stuff is happening in our semi-tolerant country. Boys between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, who display different behavior at school, are sometimes literally bullied into the closet. read more...
New Year's Day. The phone is ringing, and when I answer, it is Africa calling. They are giving me an update on how things are going there. The schools are on their break. Yet, children are getting tut.. > read the full story
The German television landscape is colorful and diverse, but it doesn’t shy away from cliché programs. Public TV channels broadcast cooking and debating shows, while private broadcasters continue t.. > read the full story
The Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN) now offers a nationally established liturgy that can be used in a worship service in which a transgender person presents himself with a new name and rece.. > read the full story
Dear Neighbors to the North, Welcome to 2020! This column is too short for the obligatory best wishes you have undoubtedly already received in abundance. I would like to focus on the challenges ahead .. > read the full story
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