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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Paradiso is 50 – Pink Edition Party Paridi50 on the 1st of April

Paradiso is 50 – Pink Edition Party Paridi50 on the 1st of April

Paradi50 – Pink Edition is a fabulous party by and for the LGBTQI+ community to celebrate 50 years of Paradiso. Paradiso is the famous Amsterdam pop-temple. Paradiso is not only home to concerts of great pop and rock artists, it is also home to many great LGBTQI+ events. That is why on Easter Day the 50th anniversary is celebrated with a big, Pink party. The following LGBTQI+ scene party organizers are involved: Danserette, F*cking Pop…

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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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A Drag Night to Remember on April 1st Drag extraganza in famous comedy theater

A Drag Night to Remember on April 1st Drag extraganza in famous comedy theater

On Easter Day, April 1st, the popular gay bar Queers is organizing a spectacular drag show. They put together a show with more than 20 Drag Queens, appropriately named ‘A Drag Night to Remember’.  That is too much glamour to put on their own, small stage. So they put this show together in the famous comedy theatre next door, called De Kleine Komedie. The show is presented by the well known Dutch comedian Richard Groenendijk,…

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Maruf Foundation wins Roze Lieverdje 2018

Maruf Foundation wins Roze Lieverdje 2018

Maruf Foundation has won the Roze Lieverdje 2018 award. The local branch of the Green Party in Amsterdam hands out this award every two years. It celebrates the contribution to the Amsterdam LGBTQI+ community. People can vote on their favorite candidate form a list of candidates published on the website of the Green Party. What is the Maruf Foundation? Maruf Foundation is an organization by and for queer muslims. This group of people often face…

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