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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Mister B: end of an era, start of something new Store moving from the iconic Warmoesstraat to the Prinsengracht

Mister B: end of an era, start of something new Store moving from the iconic Warmoesstraat to the Prinsengracht

The world famous leather store Mister B is going to move shop. It is leaving the iconic Warmoesstraat, once the leather street for gay men in Europe. As of the 1st of September this year, Mister B will set up shop at the Prinsengracht 192. With this move, only a few leather stores and pubs stay behind in the Warmoesstraat. Why moving away after almost 25 years? This move comes to many as a shock….

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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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The ‘Paradise curse’ of Johan Polak Exhibition about gay rights activist

The ‘Paradise curse’ of Johan Polak Exhibition about gay rights activist

Johan Polak (1928-1992), born and bred in Amsterdam, was one of its’ outstanding citizens of the city in the 20th century. “I am jewish, I am homosexual, as ugly as a horse and I am a millionaire. You wouldn’t think I can expect something beautiful of other people.”, this is how Johan Polak expressed his own ‘Paradise Curse’.  From June 1st till October 7th, the city archive of Amsterdam shows an exhibition about this extraordinary…

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A new fetish event: Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend From May 17th till May 20th

A new fetish event: Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend From May 17th till May 20th

Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend, is a new initiative centering by The Web and partners. It is an event for gay men who love sports outfits and men who wear them. This Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend replaces the Amsterdam Fetish Pride. You can visit various activities and events held in many well known locations from May 17th till May 20th. And since it is the launching edition of this fetish weekend, many events have a relaxed dress code….

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