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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 community in Rotterdam. Most members are young, black gay men who face racism and exclusion in daily life.

sep 2019       
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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 thousand LGBTIs.

sep 2019       
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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 the constitution in an open letter. Their letter appeared in the national newspaper Trouw.

sep 2019       
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From 22-29 September, the streets of Rotterdam will once again shine bright with all the colors of the rainbow to celebrate the freedom of sexual, gender and cultural diversity.

sep 2019       
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Streetheart, the quirky gender-fluid festival on the Kerkstraat, is back on Saturday afternoon, September 14, for its third edition.

sep 2019       
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At this year's Pink Saturday in Venlo, Jet Valk, the President of Stichting Roze Zaterdagen Nederland (RZN) annouced that the Pink Saturday 2021 (Roze Zaterdag) will take place in Rotterdam. Next year, the event will be organised in Leeuwarden.

aug 2019       
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A year after its introduction, the Dutch Immigration and Nationalisation Service (IND) still has poor implementation of the new asylum policy for LGBTIs. Dutch interest group COC Netherlands (COC) illustrates this on the basis of seventeen examples in a letter to the new State Secretary for Asylum and the Dutch Lower House.

aug 2019       
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After editions in Antwerp, Frankfurt and Paris, Damage party is back in Amsterdam, on August 24 at Club JACK at the Hogehilweg 20. This GLBT+ club has an underground Berlin vibe, and is easy to reach by metro, bus and train.

aug 2019       
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The Dutch Lower House is positive about the appointment of discrimination investigators at the police. This became apparent early July during a vote on a proposal from Vera Bergkamp (D66), Kirsten van den Hul (PvdA) and Nevin Ozutok (GroenLinks).

aug 2019       
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From today, all Dutch regional Health Authorities (GGD) can commence distributing the HIV prevention pill PrEP, together with the corresponding medical care to gay and bisexual men along with other groups that are at increased risk of contamination.

aug 2019       
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For so many years this international party has been drawing lots of gays from everywhere and anywhere. La Demence attracts people from all ages and styles, which brings an amazing mix of people together!

jul 2019       
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After the success of last year’s edition, the organizers of CRASH Amsterdam have decided to do it all over again for Pride Amsterdam 2019.

jul 2019       
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From July 27 to August 4, the fourth edition of COC’s Shakespeare Club will take place in the historic courtyard of the Amsterdam Museum.

jul 2019       
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The Reguliersdwarsstraat used to be the gay street in Amsterdam. At a certain point, more and more “straight hospitality” took over, when, after the once legendary Havana, the April also closed its doors.

jul 2019       
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Amsterdam will celebrate Pride from July 27 to August 4. For nine consecutive days, rainbow flags will wave over our city, and more than three hundred activities will be organized. The first Pride days mainly focus on substantive matters. Then there are workshops, congresses, conferences, artistic activities, and of course the Canal Parade. This year again, the Pride Walk marks the start of Pride Amsterdam.

jul 2019       
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A report from Glaad shows that the Trump administration has been guilty of gay and transgender discrimination of and attacks on gay and transgender people on more than 100 occasions since Donald Trump became President of the US.

jul 2019       
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The Kenyan Supreme Court has ruled that the statutory articles making homosexuality in Kenya a crime are not unconstitutional, resulting in homosexual acts in Kenia remaining illegal and punishable with between 4 and 15 years imprisonment.

jul 2019       
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New York gets a statue for two champions of transgender rights, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. According to Mayor De Blasio, it will be one of the first monuments for Transgenders ever.

jul 2019       
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Not only is the electric bike more and more widely accepted, it’s also becoming more and more a style object. More stylish than the Bella Citta is hardly imaginable. Ride in style!

jul 2019       
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Emancipation minister Ingrid van Engelshoven has presented the Jos Brink Awards for LGBTI emancipation in the Haarlem playhouse. Jos Brink (1942-2007) was a famous gay producer, vicar, comedian, TV personality and author.

jul 2019       
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On Thursday, July 18, 2019 the city of Enschede will once more be the stage for the annual “Bölke Open Air.” For this thirteenth edition party center ’t Bölke has again put together a spectacular program with performances by The Dutch Cher, Trinxx “men dancing on high heels,” and Sparklezzz.

jul 2019       
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Two years ago, in 2017, Zandvoort Pride was held for the very first time. Zandvoort Pride was subtitled “Amsterdam at the Beach” and “Pride at the Beach.” A wave of enthusiasm came over the beach, with a real Parade, beach parties, and performances. The cultural highlight of the three-day festival was the presentation of a number of photographs by the Amsterdam photographer René Zuiderveld at the Zandvoorts Museum.

jun 2019       
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Early this year translations of poetry by Rick van der Made (Breda, 1968) were published. Van der Made is not only a poet and essayist, but also a columnist for Gay News. In the collections of poems with the title “Selected Poems / Poèmes Choisis,” the publishing firm Heimdall has brought together Van der Made’s most beautiful poems in Dutch, English and French.

jun 2019       
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Hidden stories about the city’s darkest houses now reveal spine-tingling mysteries and sinister secrets. Bloodthirst and goosebumps, dicover an Amsterdam too disturbing for daylight in this mystery experience.

jun 2019       
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The Trump administration is working on a bill that will make healthcare and protection largely impossible for transgender people. It is the umpteenth anti-transgender and anti-gay bill that is introduced under the presidency of Donald Trump.

jun 2019       
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For the sixteenth time, Germany’s popular theme park Phantasialand hosts the “Fantasypride,” an annual event for GLBT* and friends. Visitors can not only enjoy Phantasialand’s thrilling and unique rides and shows, but also a host of additional highlights.

jun 2019       
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Mister B introduced its URBAN brand four years ago with an assortment of different styles of sexy underwear, streetwear and swimwear. This new collection is a “color code” take on the original URBAN underwear, and with a new and improved fit.

jun 2019       
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On April 25 and 26 more than two hundred people attended the European conference “Focus on LGBTIQ+ Seniors” in Amsterdam. For two days good examples of, information about and inspiration for more inclusivity of GLBTIQ+ seniors were at the forefront.

jun 2019       
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During Pentecost the second edition of the new international Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend will take place. This weekend shows how we do it in Amsterdam! We embrace diversity and sex(uality)! The kick-off is Thursday, June 6 and the event continues until Sunday, June 9.

mei 2019       
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This extended weekend will be full of events, from a fetish pub quiz and fund-raiser at Prik to the Mr Rubber Netherlands election. The Rubber Men weekend is organised by a group of 9 volunteers from both the Mr Rubber Netherlands foundation and the Dutch Rubber Men Club.

mei 2019       
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LGBTI interest groups COC Netherlands, TNN and NNID are angry about the unambitious "action plan" against anti-LGBTI violence that Minister Grapperhaus (Security) has sent to the Dutch Lower House last April. The interest groups are asking members of the Lower House to ask Grapperhaus questions about this lack of ambition, and demand that further measures against violence are taken.

mei 2019       
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2019 is a jubilee year: ten years of Alkmaar Pride. And that it’s still necessary to actively spead the message that one is proud of who one is and can love who one wants became extremely clear after the recent, and appropriate, fuss about the Nashville Statement.

mei 2019       
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For several years, visit.brussels has been making it a point of honor to promote Brussels as the gay-friendly capital of 500 million Europeans. Today, courtesy of its humanistic culture and modern legislation, Brussels stands out even more in the European landscape.

mei 2019       
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The Eurovision Song Contest is around the corner. Will the Netherlands finally win with Duncan after forty-four years’ time? We will only know on the 25th of May, no matter what the bookmakers say.

mei 2019       
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It’s May 4 once again (the day on which the Dutch commemorate their war dead). People come together around the three pink granite triangles that form the Homomonument behind the Westerkerk in Amsterdam, where at 8.00 p.m. a two-minute silence will descend around the Gay Monument.

apr 2019       
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Before the flood of 2019 tourists will wash over Amsterdam, the new up-to-date issue of the yearly Amsterdam Gay Map has been distributed and is available all over the city.

apr 2019       
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The Central Station opens its doors to the Royal Waiting room and the 1st class Waiting Room for a very special Theatre and Music Concert on May 4 and 5.

apr 2019       
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Treatment whereby therapists attempt to ‘cure’ homosexuals of their sexual orientation or gender identity should be legally banned. This was the plea made by the Dutch political party D66 in the Dutch Lower House, according to the Dutch current affairs programme Een Vandaag.

apr 2019       
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A social services employee in the Dutch town of Bunschoten suggested to one of the town's inhabitants that it would be better if he left the community. "Because being gay is still an issue, if you know what I mean?", the civil servant said.

apr 2019       
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In the United Kingdom a man was declared cured of the AIDS virus after a successful stem cell transplantation. It is the second case ever in which this intervention led to complete recovery.

apr 2019       
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Rob Jetten is concerned about the emancipation of the LGBT community. Lesbian women, homosexual men, bisexuals, transgender and intersex people sometimes take a step back under pressure from cultural tension. Homosexuals in the Netherlands, for instance, think twice before walking hand-in-hand.

apr 2019       
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The film “Maurice” (GB 1987) by James Ivory - after the semi-autobiographical novel by E.M. Forster - is back in the cinema in a digitally restored version (4K), English spoken, Dutch subtitles, 140 minutes.

mrt 2019       
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Soon, Amsterdam will have another Tea Dance! On April 7 you can “land” at the end of your weekend in café The Queen’s Head and enjoy the music stylings of Bo Monde and Jakko B. We asked Jakko B if he could tell us a bit more.

mrt 2019       
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On April 13, the Pink Party will celebrate its fortieth anniversary in Maastricht. The Pink Party is thought to be the oldest, still existing GLBTI party in the Netherlands.

mrt 2019       
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The man who wanted to 'cure' gay people of their sexual orientation and claimed to be able to change the sexuality of people, has now come out of the closet himself. In a Facebook message, conversion therapist David Matheson says that he recognizes that he has damaged people through his work.

mrt 2019       
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This year, COCs Bob Angelo Medal has been awarded to LGBTI activist Hans Verhoeven and Kevin Jennings, initiator of the worldwide GSA movement at schools. COC President Astrid Oosenbrug presented the medals to the winners at COCs sold-out True Colors event at Paradiso Amsterdam.

mrt 2019       
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Gay lobby group COC Netherlands has again asked for an investigation into the penalisation of homosexuals in the 20th century. The COC is making this urgent request in a letter to the Dutch Lower House and Minister Ollongren, Secretary of State for the Home Department.

feb 2019       
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VVD State Secretary Mark Harbers (Asylum) promised improvements to the implementation of the government's LGBTI asylum policy during a debate in the Lower House.

feb 2019       
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The transgender interest groups Transvisie and Transgender Netwerk Nederland (TNN) emphasize that regret among transgender people is very rare.

feb 2019       
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Many LGBT students are still finding life difficult at Dutch secondary schools. This was reported in a study conducted by the University of Columbia in conjunction with the Dutch Gay Interest group COC.

jan 2019       
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Have you ever seen the Rozenkoor perform? Why not take the next step and join! The Rozenkoor is an GLB choir in Amsterdam, founded in 1992.

jan 2019       
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From March 20 until March 25, 2019, they’re at it again in Amsterdam: all Bears and their admirers will gather together for already the sixth edition of the Amsterdam Bear Weekend.

jan 2019       
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The Supervisory Board of the foundation has announced that Mr. Mark Vermeulen is to be the new Director of Aidsfonds-Soa Aids the Netherlands. Mark Vermeulen (39) brings 10 years of experience and was an internal candidate.

jan 2019       
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At the beginning of 2019, COC Amsterdam will return to its old address in Amsterdam, Rozenstraat 12. To this end, the representatives of COC Amsterdam, Vondel Hotels and real estate owner DVM signed an agreement for 10 years last November.

jan 2019       
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Boy Erased, the much-praised new drama starring Nicole Kidman and Russel Crowe, will not be screened in Dutch cinemas.

jan 2019       
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The European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups and the humanitarian NGO "New Generation" in Yerevan, Armenia, were forced to announce that the Forum of LGBT Christians in Eastern Europe and Central Asia was cancelled. The organizers are saddened and deeply disappointed that political violence, death threats and vandalism directed towards LGBTIs constitute a serious threat to the safety of the participants.

dec 2018       
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There will be a large and independent international investigation into the human rights violations in Chechnya and includes the persecution of homosexuals in this Russian Republic. The investigation was announced by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) early November.

dec 2018       
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A wide use of the HIV prevention pill PrEP can, on the long term, put an end to the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men. That is the conclusion of a study conducted by Dutch researchers, published in the scientific journal AIDS early November.

dec 2018       
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Transvestism Cabaret Amsterdam is in its twenty-fifth year. Since 1993, the “ladies” and some gentlemen are presenting this sparkling theatre shows, with glitter and glamour to the fullest. These shows have live songs, self-written or modified, cabaret-like sketches, and vaudeville. Preferably with a wink and a hint of oh-la-la... and the Christmas editions are coming up!

dec 2018       
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Carl & Ronnie met in 2003 through mutual friends, who set them up on a blind date. In 2009, they moved to Amsterdam to the heart of the city and shortly after bought a beautiful apartment right in the middle of Reguliersdwarsstraat.

nov 2018       
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