7 Exhibitions during Summer

7 Exhibitions during Summer

We’re pleased to introduce no less than 7 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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Eurovision Song Contest May madness Amsterdam full of ESC parties

Eurovision Song Contest May madness Amsterdam full of ESC parties

The Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) has been a long tradition within European Gay Culture. That is also the case for the Amsterdam gay scene, though the Dutch haven’t won the contest in over 40 years. Every year the winner of the previous year gets to organise the contest. So this year all eyes will be focus on Kiev, Ukraine, where the contest is held. But if you are in Amsterdam in May, you might think it is…

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Event list just gotten a huge update More events listed for LGBTQI events in Amsterdam

Event list just gotten a huge update More events listed for LGBTQI events in Amsterdam

An important part of the GayLINC website is the event list. It is an overview of all upcoming LGBTQI events in Amsterdam, which we think are of interest for our readers. These can be parties, exhibitions, sports events or any other type of event. Out of the large numbers of activities organized in Amsterdam, we pick those which we think are unique, fun and/or interesting. Event list just massively updated Thanks to several contributors our…

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Amsterdam LGBTQ film festival – record number of visitors Best attendance in the history of the Roze filmdagen

Amsterdam LGBTQ film festival – record number of visitors Best attendance in the history of the Roze filmdagen

Never mind the bad weather, a lot of people picked up their coat and made their way to the Westergasfabriek for the Amsterdam LGBTQ film festival or Roze Filmdagen. In fact a record number of people visited the film festival. Over 9600 people attended one of the many LGBTQ themed films and documentaries. That was 5 percent more than last year. Werner Borkes, the director of the film festival, is quoted to say: “The succes…

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Queer Amsterdam, a webseries that explores boundaries Who do you love?

Queer Amsterdam, a webseries that explores boundaries Who do you love?

This week a Dutch broadcaster published a new web series on Youtube, called Queer Amsterdam. In this series we follow the events in the lives of young people in Amsterdam around the Canal Parade of 2016. The central characters are brother (Jesse) and (still) sister (Sam) and their new roommate Mira. Each episode is about 7 minutes long and there are 9 episodes in total. Queer Amsterdam is spoken in Dutch, but fortunately it has…

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Revisit Superball Amsterdam 2016

Revisit Superball Amsterdam 2016

Superball Amsterdam 2016 was a great event. This year was the 2nd edition and this showdown of divas was filled with lip-sync battles, cat walks, lots of whigs and make-up. Our friends of MVS Gaystation went down their and made this brilliant tv item. So revisit Superball Amsterdam 2016 and give a shout-out on Youtube or their website to MVS for their great reportage. You get a good impression of the great shows by the different drag…

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19th LGBTQ Film Festival in Amsterdam

19th LGBTQ Film Festival in Amsterdam

Join us and many others at the 19th LGBTQ Film Festival from March 10th until March 20th in Amsterdam. All you ever wanted to see! Visit the website (also available in English) for the detailed program. Let us know what your favourite film is! This is the largest film festival for LGBTQ films in the Netherlands and locally known as the Roze Filmdagen. Enjoy 11 days of screening of LGBTQ films at the Ketelhuis cinema…

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