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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Amsterdam Canal Parade 2019

Amsterdam Canal Parade 2019

video with some of the highlights of the 2019 Amsterdam Canal parade

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Amsterdam Canal Parade 2019

Amsterdam Canal Parade 2019

Hundreds of Thousands Celebrate Pride The well known finale of the Amsterdam Pride: the canal parade! With 80 organisations participating, ranging from the Police Force, the Amsterdam Fire Brigade to Stonewall activists, Rainbow Parents and groups from Japan, Morocco, Turkey and Iran.

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Amsterdam Pride – More than fun and games

Amsterdam Pride – More than fun and games

A summary of the Amsterdam pride events with regard to Activism, Asia, Religion and Gender.

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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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