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Gay News issue 329, January 2019 (13)

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

An Interview With Amsterdam's very own Gay Granny

‘Gay Bars Are the Most Fun, Gay People Talk to Everyone’. Every Tuesday, a hysterical drag bingo is held at The Queen’s Head, and every week, she is there with her bingo tickets. Eighty-one-year-old Tini van Amerongen is Amsterdam’s biggest and oldest drag bingo fan.
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Culture and Identity: Experiences in South Africa's country side

I am in the Transkei in South Africa, where I have been working on projects since 2007. The first five years I focused on AIDS orphans. After this period, we’re focussing on destitute children and their environment. To this day I am regularly besieged by women who want to marry me, being a single white man.
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The Fight for Equal Rights for GLBTIs

I am Mart, twenty-seven-years-old and living in Utrecht. My passion is social progress, and I have strong roots in Nijmegen. In my daily life I am consultant in the field of sustainability, and help organizations with themes such as climate change, human rights, and waste.
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Bear Pride, A Weekend to Look Forward To...

From March 20 until March 25, 2019, they’re at it again in Amsterdam: all Bears and their admirers will gather together for already the sixth edition of the Amsterdam Bear Weekend.
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Laughing, Celebrating, and Socially Relevant Activities

The Amsterdam Gay Student Association A.S.V.Gay is a union that each month, organizes special drinks, fantastic parties and socially relevant activities. This was no different the end of last year!
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Hot Doubles at the Amsterdam Sauna NZ

It remains intriguing to see men in the same pose, both clothed and nude. Currently the exhibition “Hot Doubles” is on view at Sauna NZ. The exhibition shows works from the ongoing project of photographer Ewoud Broeksma - models who are photographed both dressed and naked, in the same pose.
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Mark Vermeulen New Director Aidsfonds-Soa Aids Netherlands

The Supervisory Board of the foundation has announced that Mr. Mark Vermeulen is to be the new Director of Aidsfonds-Soa Aids the Netherlands. Mark Vermeulen (39) brings 10 years of experience and was an internal candidate.
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COC Amsterdam returns to Rozenstraat

At the beginning of 2019, COC Amsterdam will return to its old address in Amsterdam, Rozenstraat 12. To this end, the representatives of COC Amsterdam, Vondel Hotels and real estate owner DVM signed an agreement for 10 years last November.
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Honorary Degree for Activist Peter Tatchell

Last year, the British activist Peter Tatchell received an honorary degree from Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland. In the early 1970s, Tatchell was one of the driving forces behind the British branch of the Gay Liberation Front, a militant action group that sprang to life in the wake of the Stonewall-riots in the United States.
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Boy Erased not to be Screened in Dutch Cinemas

Boy Erased, the much-praised new drama starring Nicole Kidman and Russel Crowe, will not be screened in Dutch cinemas.
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GGD Amsterdam and Soa Aids Nederland have started a campaign to make gay and bisexual men aware of the symptoms of syphilis. It is an infectious sexually transmitted disease that often is not recognized as such.
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In the Media

Dear Neighbors to the North, Another year, and time for new quotes from the last semester of 2018 from well-known or lesser-known Belgians about our queer fellow man, in all GLBTQI forms. A brief anthology of Flemish media.
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1986 - 2018

“Each New Year’s Day is like a new, hopeful beginning,” my father said every January 1st, while scattering some icing sugar on top of his “oliebollen” (a kind of doughnut ball that is typically served around New Year’s in the Netherlands). My father then changed for our visitors, and poured himself a drink.
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