What a Genderful World!

What a Genderful World!

Inspiring Expo at Tropenmuseum Sexuality and Gender In most (all) countries and cultures it is (still) assumed that people are straight until proven otherwise. Which implies that as a lesbian woman or gay man you have to come ‘out of the closet‘. Around 1950 Kinsey introduced the Heterosexual–Homosexual Rating Scale. It goes from 0 (exclusively heterosexual) to 6 (exclusively homosexual). The scale also includes an X for those without sexual contacts. So far so good,…

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Netherlands in 12th position in annual ILGA Europe Review

Netherlands in 12th position in annual ILGA Europe Review

Ranking the Countries How happy are the people in your country? How strong is a country’s economy? How LGBTQI friendly is your country? Various annual reports provide helpful rankings. Let’s take happiness as an example: according to the 2019 World Happiness Report, Finland is the happiest country in the world, with Denmark, Norway, Iceland and the Netherlands holding the next positions. So lots of happy people in Holland! Let’s take LGBTI as an example: the…

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