Burning with love against Putin’s homophobic laws

Burning with love against Putin’s homophobic laws

On Friday the 7th the local LGBT community in Amsterdam held a demonstration against the homophobic laws in Putin’s Russia and the anti-LGBT violence and oppression in this great country. Some 1000 people gathered near the Homo-monument to hear speeches by notables from the LGBT community, amongst whom best-selling Dutch author Arthur Japin. Quoting from one of his books, this openly gay author, condemned the soft handed approach of the Dutch government towards the Russian…

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Happy Birthday, Homomonument

Happy Birthday, Homomonument

In September 2012 the Homomonument will celebrate its 25th birthday. There will be several events leading up to its birthday. From April 5th till the end of May there will be an exhibition, opened by the mayor of Amsterdam, to honour the monument. The exhibition is at IHLIA on the 6th floor of the Central Library at Oosterdokskade 143. IHLIA is an international gay/lesbian library, archive, information and documentation centre about homosexuality and sexual diversity –…

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