Born 201 years ago, he wrote poems of candid eroticism and love between men. The great white-bearded man remains an enigma, a free poet as poets should be: Walt Whitman (1819-1892), you couldn't and can't catch him out.
Fashion legends come and go. The world of fashion already had to say goodbye to Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Emanuel Ungaro and Karl Lagerfeld. Regrettably, Jean Paul Gaultier has now decided to call it quits. He is doing so for the second time in his career, as in 2014 he had already decided to stop his confection line of clothing.
Dolly Bellefleur is the alter ego of cabaret performer and lyricist Ruud Douma. As a figurehead of the GLBTI+ movement, Dolly has been drawing attention to human rights in general and the acceptance of GLBTI+ in particular for thirty years now.
What is gentrification exactly? Wikipedia has the most concise, and in my view, downright pertinent definition: "Gentrification is a process of upgrading a neighborhood or district in the social, cultural and economic field, attracting wealthy new residents / users and the associated expulsion of the lower classes from a neighborhood or district. The 'upgrade' is accompanied by an increase in property prices and rents."
he Radboudumc Amalia Children's Hospital has opened the Gender Expertise Centre, the first clinic to focus on transgender children and youth, which also includes the already existing centre for variations in sexual development.
The Netherlands recognizes Juan Guaidó, but Amsterdam does not want to give my husband a passport unless dictator Maduro agrees. This decision contradicts the request made by the interim president recognized by the Netherlands, who calls for help for Venezuelans with passport problems.
A draft “family resilience” bill has been proposed by members of the House of Representatives of Indonesia. The draft law defines homosexuality as a deviance which poses a threat to families, and requires GLBTQ people to report to authorities for rehabilitation, and their families to report GLBTQ people to agencies handling “family resilience.”