Back to Top
Thursday 28 May
86439 users - now online: 1029 people
86439 users - now online: 1029 people login
  Gay News : issues published : 284

Published in
Gay News issue 284, April 2015 (12)

or go to Gay News

In the New Issue of Gay News 344 April/ May/ June 2020

Letter from Brussels: 1,027.50 Euros Per Month

Dear Neighbors to the North, In Belgium, HIV treatment costs 1,027.50 Euros per patient per month, or 12,330 Euros per year. These are some of the conclusions of a study from the University of Hasselt on the total economic health costs of HIV treatment in Belgium.
read more

A Fallen Professor With Broken Wings?

Theo van Willigenburg (1960), ethics professor in Rotterdam, has served a prison sentence for sexual contact with underaged boys. He questions this sentence in his book “Gevallen vogel” [Fallen Bird]. He also describes his fate as a sex offender and homosexual in prison.
read more

The Inauguration of Pink Saturday

At the opening of the exhibition “‘Gijsen, flikker op!’, the Reverend Gremdaat, one of the alter egos of comedian and author Paul Haenen, delivered a sermon De bisschop en het ontstaan van Roze Zaterdag” (Gijsen Piss Off: The Bishop and the Emergence of Pink Saturday).
read more

The Prince on the Silver Screen, Part 3

William Wellman’s epos “Wings” (1927) is remarkable in more than one way. It was the first picture to receive an Oscar in the category Best Motion Picture; one of the first pictures with nudity (medically examined recruits were naked with their backs to the camera); it was also one of the first in which a man passionately kisses another man.
read more

First ‘Superball’ Highly Successful

There was a lot of attention for the first edition of “Superball,” which was held at the Tolhuistuin and hosted by Mayday and initiator Jennifer Hopelezz.
read more

American AIDS Organizations Argue For More HIV+ Characters on TV

On the eighty-third birthday of Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor, February 27, 2015, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced a new partnership with AIDS United and the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) to renew the attention of Americans, the entertainment industry and news media on the fight to end HIV and AIDS once and for all.
read more

New Research Findings Confirm PrEP Effectiveness

Two studies, the British PROUD study and the French / Canadian IPERGAY study, again show that PrEP can protect against HIV infection. PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: taking HIV medication preventively, before one is exposed to the HIV virus in order to prevent catching the virus. The studies were presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2015) in Seattle.
read more

Menswear Paris 2015

The recovery in the fashion industry is under pressure because of constant clearances in particular. These sales periods are becoming increasingly longer, and the discount rates increasingly higher. Mid-season and pre-sales have become established expressions, and so now, consumers are expecting low prices throughout the year. This forces retailers to deal with imposed price pressure.
read more

Memorial and Medal commemorating Jillis Bruggeman

On the 9th of March 1803 Jillis Bruggeman was the last person to be condemned to death for homosexual acts in our country. To commemorate his execution, and as a protest against LGTB prosecution worldwide, a memorial is erected in his honour in Schiedam and the first Jillis Bruggeman Medal is awarded to Amnesty International.
read more

New Location for Gay Monument in The Hague

A new location was found for the International Gay Monument in The Hague. At the insistence of COC Haaglanden, and with the cooperation of political parties D66 and VVD, the monument now gets a prominent place close to the Koekamp near The Hague Central Station.
read more

I Believe I am Gay

The Biblical Museum (Bijbels Museum) hosts the special photo exhibition 'I BELIEVE I AM GAY’ about religion and homosexuality as of Friday, March 13. In this exhibition, photographers Hadas Itzkovitch and Anya Lit show 37 photographic portraits of homosexual and lesbian Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists.
read more

The Art of Maurice Heerdink

Someone once asked a very young Maurice Heerdink what he wanted to be when he grew up. “A millionaire or an artist,” was the answer. “Why didn’t I become a millionaire?,” the now nearly sixty-year-old sighs in the recently published book “The Art of Maurice Heerdink.” It becomes clear from the publication of this retrospective that one of the futures Heerdink saw for himself in his youth did come true.
read more


Do not miss out on any of our issues!

Subscribe now and receive Gay News each month discreetly upon your doorstep. From only € 19.


Gay & Lesbian Archives

learn more |visit

Roze Filmdagen

Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

learn more |visit

bottom image

Entire © & ® 1995/2020 Gay International Press & Foundation G Media, Amsterdam. All rights reserved.
Gay News ® is a registered Trademark. © articles Gay News; duplication forbidden. Inclusion only allowed after written approval of the publisher, with clear source mentioning Articles used by third parties will be invoiced and cashed where necessary. Gay News | ISSN: 2214-7640 | ISBN 8717953072009 | Wikipedia.
Follow Gay News:
Twitter Issuu
RSS (dutch) RSS Editors (dutch) self-employed Escortboys

Contact us

© 1995/2020 Gay News ®, GIP/ St. G Media