PrEP consultation service started in Amsterdam for self medication

PrEP consultation service started in Amsterdam for self medication

PrEPnu (or PrEP now) started a weekly PrEP consultation service in the centre of Amsterdam. At this service you can ask all your questions about PrEP-use and generic medication. Free HIV tests will also be provided and you can get advice in your choice for independent PrEP-use. PrEPnu fighting for free access to HIV prevention pill PrEPnu is an independent advocacy group for free and widespread availability of the Pre-Expositie Profylaxe medicine. This medicine which you…

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Gerritjan Deunk the man behind the design of April, Exit and iT

Gerritjan Deunk the man behind the design of April, Exit and iT

Those were the days! The Reguliersdwarsstraat was the heart of the Amsterdam gay scene with iconic bars like, April, Exit and Havana. And later the famous iT the ultimate place to go. Ah, yes, those days. We do remember them and the gay men that made it happen. Gerritjan Deunk was one of them. Gerritjan was instrumental in all of this. He contributed with profesional design, wonderful magazines and of course great logo’s. Thanks to…

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Aids monument inaugurated on World Aids Day

Aids monument inaugurated on World Aids Day

The Aids monument in Amsterdam was unveiled on Worlds Aids day. The monument is a giant abacus counting down till Aids has left the world. First the mayor of Amsterdam and the director of the Dutch national Aids Foundation unveiled the monument. They put the giant beads of the monument on 2030. That is the year in which the world can be free of Aids. At the end of World Aids day a first ceremony at the new Aids…

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New AIDS Monument to be unveiled in Amsterdam on December 1

New AIDS Monument to be unveiled in Amsterdam on December 1

After a funding campaign that took a little longer than hoped for, the Aids Monument can at last be unveiled – on December 1 (2016). The text on the Monument website couldn’t phrase it better: “A symbol of solidarity and a beacon of hope for everyone living with HIV today. A tribute to the buddies, carers, support workers, medical staff, activists and scientists who have given their all. And a memorial to the many loved…

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19th LGBTQ Film Festival in Amsterdam

19th LGBTQ Film Festival in Amsterdam

Join us and many others at the 19th LGBTQ Film Festival from March 10th until March 20th in Amsterdam. All you ever wanted to see! Visit the website (also available in English) for the detailed program. Let us know what your favourite film is! This is the largest film festival for LGBTQ films in the Netherlands and locally known as the Roze Filmdagen. Enjoy 11 days of screening of LGBTQ films at the Ketelhuis cinema…

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Aids monument Amsterdam – last push for funds

Aids monument Amsterdam – last push for funds

Aids monument Amsterdam is about one month away from completion. The organization behind the monument, Aids Memorial Quilt organization Namenproject Nederland, now has launched a last push for the funding of the monument. On the crowdfunding website for the arts Voordekunst.nl they’ve started their campaign to get the last €10.000,- needed for this project. This money is an addition to the funding they’ve already gotten form many organizations and individuals in Amsterdam and the rest…

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Aidsmonument Amsterdam: vote for your favorite design [Updated]

Aidsmonument Amsterdam: vote for your favorite design [Updated]

Last year Aidsmemorial.nl (Stichting Namenproject Nederland) announced their plans to build an Aidsmonument in Amsterdam. They started of by involving the public in choosing a location. An artistic advisory committee made a shortlist of artists for the Aidsmonument. Of that list Aidsmemorial.nl asked three artists to submit their sketches for an Aidsmonument. This month you can vote which of these three designs is your favorite. [Update 5th october 2015] The votes have been cast and the winning design for…

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