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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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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Amsterdam politician telling the naked truth (NSFW) Update with the election results (24th March)

Amsterdam politician telling the naked truth (NSFW) Update with the election results (24th March)

With a naked politician on a poster, local elections in Amsterdam has taken an unexpected turn. Four years ago candidates for the D66 party tried to get gay men to the polling booth by putting themselves out on the famous and notorious Grindr app. This election the leader of the Pirate Party, Jelle de Graaf, took it one step further by baring it all, although he used the old-fashioned medium of election posters. Maybe this…

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For the love of leather and the art of making clothes with it Interview with Robin Pennings

For the love of leather and the art of making clothes with it Interview with Robin Pennings

As you stroll through Amsterdam you may come across many gay and leather businesses. But you may also come across areas in the city where a number of gay businesses had once stood. Some of these areas were at one time identified by the sheer collection of gay and lesbian artisans and shop-owners there. One such area in particular is the negen straatjes or ‘9 little streets’. This is an area of small shopping streets…

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YOLO a new gay club in Amsterdam 'You Only Live Once'

YOLO a new gay club in Amsterdam 'You Only Live Once'

YOLO, a new nightclub for gay men is opening up in Amsterdam. YOLO or ‘You Only Live Once’ is opening at the spot where a couple of years ago used to be the lesbian night club You-II. And now you can expect a ‘gay, open-minded’ night club from the 29th December onwards. YOLO for the grown up gay men and their friends The man behind this new enterprise is Valy Pintiuc. He is a well-known…

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