Amsterdam shows solidarity with LGBTQI+ community after another attack #westandtogether rainbow flag action

Amsterdam shows solidarity with LGBTQI+ community after another attack #westandtogether rainbow flag action

On Saturday the 14th of July many bars, restaurants and clubs showed the rainbow flag in solidarity with the LGBTQI+ community in Amsterdam. This public show of support was organized by Donnie Bergsma and Diva MayDay. It is a reaction against the rise in violence against people from the LGBTQI+ community. The latest incident was the proverbial drop spilling over the bucket. And on a glorious summer Saturday rainbow flags made Amsterdam a bit more…

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Mister B: end of an era, start of something new Store moving from the iconic Warmoesstraat to the Prinsengracht

Mister B: end of an era, start of something new Store moving from the iconic Warmoesstraat to the Prinsengracht

The world famous leather store Mister B is going to move shop. It is leaving the iconic Warmoesstraat, once the leather street for gay men in Europe. As of the 1st of September this year, Mister B will set up shop at the Prinsengracht 192. With this move, only a few leather stores and pubs stay behind in the Warmoesstraat. Why moving away after almost 25 years? This move comes to many as a shock….

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Bingham Cup 2018 in Full Swing! world championship of gay and inclusive men’s and women’s rugby

Bingham Cup 2018 in Full Swing! world championship of gay and inclusive men’s and women’s rugby

The Bingham Cup 2018 Amsterdam is in full swing at the moment. If you still want to visit the games, you must haste to Amstelveen Sportlaan 25a. The event started on 2 June 2018 and runs through 11 June 2018 To get you in the mood, we show you a few images of yesterday games. For more information, read our earlier article.

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Volunteers wanted for Protest March AIDS2018 Participate and Volunteer

Volunteers wanted for Protest March AIDS2018 Participate and Volunteer

On 23 July 2018, thousands of HIV and AIDS activists from all over the world will hold a protest march. They will have come together because of the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. Leading up to the official opening of the conference, diverse communities will make their voices heard and raise awareness of topics from human rights and access to medicines, to political support and funding for the fight against HIV and AIDS. Participate and Volunteer…

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To Kiss or Not to Kiss? survey shows increased acceptance of LGBTQ in The netherlands

To Kiss or Not to Kiss? survey shows increased acceptance of LGBTQ in The netherlands

Kiss? A bit of good news: a recent survey shows that in general the Dutch are more positive about Gay, Lesbian, Bisexuals and Transgenders. Figures can be compared to a similar survey in 2006. What’s changed: overall acceptance of Gays and Lesbians went up from 50% to nearly 75%. For transgenders the figures went up from 45% to 57%. Also interesting is that the percentage of people thinking negative about gays, lesbian and bisexuals went…

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