LGBT archive looking for memories

LGBT archive looking for memories

The LGBT Archive IHLIA is looking for your help. For a new project they are looking for your od memorabilia of gay and lesbian bars and nightclubs. Think of old matchboxes, beer mats, lighters, buttons, t-shirts or condom wraps. All those items with the logo of a bar, that they use as marketing gimmicks. IHLIA is looking for these items from bars and clubs from the past and from the present. Clean your closet and…

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Mr. B. Opens New Shop on Prinsengracht 190

Mr. B. Opens New Shop on Prinsengracht 190

On September 1, 2018 Mr. B. will open its new shop on Prinsengracht 190. Mr. Donker, owner of Mr. B. commented: “Too many curious viewers blocked the shop at its location in Warmoesstraat, making it difficult for our customers to shop in a relaxed way”. Mr. B.’s new location is close to the Pink Point of Presence and the Homomonument. Pictures show Mr. B.’s new shop one day before opening. Staff busy finalising various displays.

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Busy Amsterdam Pride 2018 great pictures from the Canal Parade!

Busy Amsterdam Pride 2018 great pictures from the Canal Parade!

Amsterdam Pride 2018 was a busy and successful event. More than a week long the city was bursting with activities: parties, debates, exhibitions and of course the famous Canal Parade. Here are a few photographs to give you an impression. Canal Parade Amsterdam Pride 2018 – other activities

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AIDS2018 welcome to Amsterdam!

AIDS2018 welcome to Amsterdam!

On  Monday July 23rd the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) will start. The pre-conference will take place  on 21st and 22nd July. The Amsterdam RAI convention centre is ready to welcome AIDS2018.

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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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