I was on the terrace of the Waag with my girlfriends Marion and Anja. We were enjoying the sun on the Nieuwmarkt when Anja said: “I’m in my forties now, and I’m starting to notice it’s much easier to pick up younger men.
Dear Neighbors to the North, A cemetery for lesbians was recently opened in Berlin. There are eighty resting places, exclusively for lesbians. There is no room for heterosexuals, gays, transgenders or bisexuals.
“Stroke: From Under the Mattress to the Museum Wall” is a historical retrospective of sexy and erotic illustrations by artists who made work for the gay male magazines from the 1950s to the 1990s currently on show at New York’s Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Curated by New York-based illustrator Robert W. Richards, “Stroke” features circa eighty original illustrations by twenty-five artists.
Some months ago, we extensively covered the initiative to erect an AIDS memorial monument in Amsterdam. Meanwhile, a location has been chosen, namely the Oosterdokseiland, on the north-western corner of the De Ruyterkade. Almost unanimously, this location was preferred by the art committee of the city of Amsterdam, as well as the members of the work group AIDS monument.
Six judges from Kostroma, in the West of the Russian Federation, judged that banning demonstrations of LGBTs is illegal, and that banning these demonstrations on the basis of the so-called gay propaganda law is also illegal.
The Roze Loper, the first Dutch certificate for (home) care institutions to deal with sexual diversity with regard to residents and employees, has expanded internationally. The German Frankfurter Verband was the first foreign care facility that received a Roze Loper certificate.
The street & sportswear label Timezone stands for products that combine a natural lifestyle with ground breaking design and complete authenticity. Instead of dressing up, Timezone dresses, and emphasizes the wearer’s own style and uniqueness.
Estonia wants to give homosexuals more equal rights. At the moment, a group consisting of representatives of four parties in the Estonian parliament are working on a bill that will allow same-sex couples to enter into a legal partnership.
The evangelical organisation Living Waters Australia has explained in a newsletter to its supporters that its activities will cease. The organisation offers a form of pseudo-psychotherapy to ‘liberate people from unwanted gay feelings.’
Getto, the place with an attitude free zone for gays, lesbians, queers and straights in Amsterdam’s Warmoesstraat, currently shows works by Jarret Quinn, who was born in Calgary, Canada, but is a resident of Amsterdam since January 2013.
The election of Mr Leather Amsterdam 2014 will take place on Saturday, May 31. The election is part of the Amsterdam Fetish Pride. Candidates can win various prizes, including a plane ticket to the Mister Leather Europe election in Munich, which will take place in November.
On the 17th of May Pride4Every1 will once again take place in Brussels. With 80,000 participants right in the heart of the city in 2013, this event has become a major date in the calendar of Belgium and Brussels.
Only a few months in operation, and The WareHouse already brought legendary nights to it’s public. For the next months The Warehouse offers a truly spectacular agenda, leading up to the one year anniversary in the middle of July.