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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To Kiss or Not to Kiss? survey shows increased acceptance of LGBTQ in The netherlands

To Kiss or Not to Kiss? survey shows increased acceptance of LGBTQ in The netherlands

Kiss? A bit of good news: a recent survey shows that in general the Dutch are more positive about Gay, Lesbian, Bisexuals and Transgenders. Figures can be compared to a similar survey in 2006. What’s changed: overall acceptance of Gays and Lesbians went up from 50% to nearly 75%. For transgenders the figures went up from 45% to 57%. Also interesting is that the percentage of people thinking negative about gays, lesbian and bisexuals went…

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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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Kingsday 2018 – parties all around Friday 27th of April and the rest of the weekend

Kingsday 2018 – parties all around Friday 27th of April and the rest of the weekend

Kingsday on the 27th of April is one of the few real national holidays in The Netherlands. Of course we do celebrate Christmas and Easter, but only on the 27th of April the people get out on the street and party. For those who have visited Amsterdam before, they might remember Queens Day. Well, this is the same but now celebrating the birthday of our King. Expect Amsterdam to be one big, open air party…

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Pinkster Tournament, the largest LGTB Tennis Tournament During Pentecoast from 18th till 21st of May

Pinkster Tournament, the largest LGTB Tennis Tournament During Pentecoast from 18th till 21st of May

The Amsterdam Pinkster Tournament is one of the largest international GLTA tennis tournaments for gays, lesbians, bi’s and transgenders. More than 300 women and men from over 20 different countries every year take part every year. Amster tennis club Smashing Pink organizes the tournament. This years’ edition takes place from 18th till 21st of May ash the gravel course of Amstelpark. The Pinkster Tournament is one of the many LGBTQI sports tournament taking place this year…

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