“Thank God for NDTdance,” Dutch actress Carice van Houten noted on Twitter. And no, the “Game of Thrones” star was not referring to our top DJs, but to the brilliant rebels of the Nederlands Dans Theater (Dutch Dance Theatre; NDT). Their performances get jubilant reviews, both at home and abroad, and attract hundreds of thousands of visitors in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia.
Dear Neighbors to the North, Through Facebook, people stay in touch with friends and acquaintances sharing memories. However, some of these posts are also of a sad nature. The death of a pet, a father or mother or other family member, a friend. Just as well that Facebook also deals with more serious matters.
In the nearly forty years I have worked for gay magazines, either as an contributor or editor, I have interviewed a large number of people who are no longer with us. In 1990, for instance, I visited fashion designer Frank Govers in his dark furnished apartment on one of the Amsterdam canals in connection with an article for “Clique.”
On Saturday, October 27, the Dutch television channel NPO 3 will show the movie Dost. When Alko falls in love with the touch, fifteen-year-old Marie, he practices deep kissing tentatively with his buddy Bjorn, and the lads also fantasize about sex. When Bjorn hears Alko and Marie have kissed, he’s visibly moved. From that moment on Alko only has eyes for “his” Marie.
How happy are young people in the Netherlands? Are they drinking less since the minimum age to drink alcohol was increased to 18? And how much time do they really spend on their mobiles? Every four years, the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, and The Netherlands Institute for Social Research survey topics that concern young people between the ages of 11 and 16.
The municipality of Amstelveen signed a declaration of intent with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) in order to become a Rainbow City. This means that Amstelveen will jointly develop policies for the promotion of the social security, resilience and acceptance of LGBT persons in Amstelveen.
He had been in doubt for a long time, but he has finally decided to do it: Peter van der Vorst is definitely leaving the church. The television producer has had enough of the Roman Catholic Church’s anti-gay stance, “I don’t want to be a part of this anymore”.
An In-Depth Conversation With Gerd As A Painter’s Muse. From September 9 to November 1, gallery MooiMan male-art shows a solo exhibition of the work of Peter Schauwecker (1936, Feuchtwangen, Germany). Males, many males, in many drawings, watercolors and oil paintings, virtually weightless, free from gravity, silent in all their nakedness and innocence.
The police are looking for visitors of gay meeting places in their investigation into the murder of a former Dutch serviceman. Since Thursday evening, December 20, 2017, the police are investigating the death of former serviceman Marcel Hoogerbrugge (49). On the evening in question, his body was found in an apartment on the Dr. Anton Philip Street in Hoogeveen.
As summer truly is over now, and the classes and endlessly long working days are awaiting us, it is time for the “changing of the guard” at GLBTQ+ student association A.S.V.Gay. Board of Directors #9 will take over from Board #8 at our general members meeting on October 2.