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 wants to improve the situation of homeless LGBTQI young people

Amsterdam wants to improve the situation of homeless LGBTQI young people

The city of Amsterdam wants to improve the situation of homeless LGTBQI young people. To find out what specific problems these young people face the city starts a study. It hopes to find out if the city needs to provide specific support for them. To get the best results former homeless LGBTQI young people do the interviews. Young LGBTQI people more homeless The city has awarded research company Movisie the contract to do the research….

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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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Amsterdam Pride 2017 the Lesbian events Our selection of events for women

Amsterdam Pride 2017 the Lesbian events Our selection of events for women

Shortly before Amsterdam Pride the Lesbian scene in Amsterdam was shocked to learn that Vivelavie, one of the pillars of that scene, was closing down. But with the news that that bar is going to reopen soon, the ladies have  all the more reason to celebrate this Pride week after this seesaw of emotions. Here is our selection of the wide variety of events organized by and for women during the Amsterdam Pride. Toby in…

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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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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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Amsterdam almost the most LGBTQI friendliest city in the world?

Amsterdam almost the most LGBTQI friendliest city in the world?

Amsterdam is the second LGBTQI friendliest city according to a study published by a German house rental internet platform. Madrid was placed number one and Toronto number three. As Amsterdam LGBTQI people we were honored and (pleasantly) surprised with these results. So how was this measured and what does it mean? Who did the research? Nestpick is a German online platform for renting furnished apartments and rooms for expats. They offer places for rent in…

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