Annemarie Grewel

Annemarie Grewel

Annemarie Grewel (1935 – 1998) was one of the first, visible lesbian politicians in the Netherlands. She was known for her non-conformist style. She was member of the Amsterdam city council and later she became a senator for the Dutch labour party. We remember her from a committee meeting she chaired at city hall. It was a long afternoon with a range of not very exciting topics. She seemed not too interested, but typically Annemarie…

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Show your pride, enjoy the ride! Local Amsterdam tram goes the gay way

Show your pride, enjoy the ride! Local Amsterdam tram goes the gay way

Some of us called the Amsterdam local transport company not GVB but GayVB. Big surprise to see the company embrace the joke and actually brand one of their trams as a GayVB tram. The slogan is also a nice one: Show your pride, enjoy the ride! Over the next weeks the tram will run on all lines of the Amsterdam tram system.  

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Amsterdam Pride 2017 pictures An impression of the Canal Parade in pictures

Amsterdam Pride 2017 pictures An impression of the Canal Parade in pictures

Great atmosphere in Sunny Amsterdam featuring Amsterdam Pride 2017. Here is an impression of the Canal Parade in a couple of pictures we took. The crowd at the Canal Parade is huge, so we had to climb up in the green house of the Hortus Botanicus. We took the pictures from behind the tiled windows to get a good view. Beautiful people were giving out clear messages on the boats. And even more beautiful people…

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8 Exhibitions during Summer

8 Exhibitions during Summer

We’re pleased to introduce no less than 8 interesting exhibitions during the summer period. Some international, others very local. Some more aimed at creating art, others aimed at triggering discussion and interaction. But in all cases unique in their own right and worth visiting. Young and Gay Shows photos of young gay and lesbian people and it tells the story of their coming out. Photographer Marjolein Annegarn shows a range of pictures of boys and…

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Amsterdam Fetish Pride 2017 A weekend full of activities

Amsterdam Fetish Pride 2017 A weekend full of activities

What’s happening? Be ready! It’s the annual Amsterdam Festish Pride! A range of activities to make sure you have a weekend to remember. Just think Fetish in the Mix, Dutch Rubberman, Cruise Control and Invasion Party. Who’s organising and where? Eagle Amsterdam and Dirty Dicks have the pleasure of organsing this year’s Fetish Pride. Main party (if that’s the right word) is on May 27th in Amsterdam Noord’s Undercurrent. A location for up to 1200…

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