Burlesque open as of December 1st A delight for many senses

Burlesque open as of December 1st A delight for many senses

Burlesque, a new addition to the gay scene in the Reguliersdwarsstraat, has opened as of December 1st. Burlesque is a new restaurant that combines food and entertainment. The owners have worked long and hard on building up the restaurant. The opening was planned for mid November, but some last minute building work forced them to postpone this premiere. But luckily the work progressed quickly and Burlesque opened just before the holiday season. Burlesque the concept…

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The F Word – a Fantastic Feminist Festival From 29th of September till 1st of October

The F Word – a Fantastic Feminist Festival From 29th of September till 1st of October

The F Word is a festival celebrating the return of feminism. This year is the 4th edition of the F Word. The festival’s goal is “to approach feminism from a broad, inclusive and intersectional perspective”. It offers is a variety of workshops and discussions on equality, feminism, anti-sexism, queer and gender politics. There will also be a movie program and two nights of party with live bands and DJs. The idea behind the F Word How…

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Gender neutral language push in The Netherlands Longread on cultural changes towards an inclusive society

Gender neutral language push in The Netherlands Longread on cultural changes towards an inclusive society

Gender neutral language got a big boost in The Netherlands over the last few weeks. The City Council of Amsterdam issued a language instruction to its employees to refrain from the traditional ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ and instead use the more inclusive ‘Dear Amsterdammers’. In a similar move the Dutch Railways changed their announcement policy to ‘Dear passengers’ or ‘Dear travelers’. What is behind this change and why is it such an important and for some…

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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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Lionel Wendt exhibition a review Sensual pictures from Sri Lanka/Ceylon

Lionel Wendt exhibition a review Sensual pictures from Sri Lanka/Ceylon

Lionel Wendt might be a name you have never heard of. But with a major exhibition in photographic museum Huis van Marseille until September 3rd, you have a change to get to know him. This will be the first time that over 140 prints from various international private collections are brought together in a single retrospective exhibition. We visited this exhibition in this charming and relaxed museum. And his pictures touched us and despite being…

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