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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Gays and Lesbians playing Rugby: Bingham Cup 2018 in Amsterdam From June 2nd till 11th

Gays and Lesbians playing Rugby: Bingham Cup 2018 in Amsterdam From June 2nd till 11th

The Bingham Cup is the world wide celebration of everything gay, lesbian and rugby. Also known as the world cup for gay and lesbian rugby teams, this tournament has become more and more popular since it started in 2002. This year it is going to be held for the first time in Amsterdam from June 2nd till the 11th. It promises to be 9 days of fun for the rugby players, the volunteers and the…

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Club Jack opening soon?

Club Jack opening soon?

A few months ago we reported on Club Jack opening up in the Southeast of Amsterdam. On last years’ Amsterdam Pride they presented themselves with a big boat during the Canal Parade. Shortly afterwards they organized a party during the Amsterdam Dance Event. Everything looked promising, but then it became quiet. But recently some snippets of news came from Jack and it seems all signs are on green. Latest news on Club Jack On their…

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Risk of explosion! Gays in the resistance during World War Two

Risk of explosion! Gays in the resistance during World War Two

Gay and Lesbian people played a leading role in one of the most famous acts of resistance during the Second World War in Amsterdam. This spectacular operation took place in 1943: an attack on the Registry Office. Wim Arondeus and Frieda Belifante were a gay man and lesbian woman, who had a leading role in this operation. Sjoerd Bakker was a gay man who assisted the group with making fake police uniforms. The Dutch Resistance Museum…

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