In the course of 2019, several Sexual Health clinics and HIV treatment centres in the Netherlands will start recruiting participants for a new self-test project. They will ask men who have sex with men and transgender people to distribute free HIV self-tests.
The first issue of “Mein schwules Auge” (My Gay Eye) was published in 2003. It is an annual full of entertaining, but also stimulating gay erotic stories that are presented together with an exquisite selection of equally exciting male art and photography.
I kept thinking of this saying throughout a restless night. It is made clear in my dream that I should be tested for hepatitis C. In my dream I was tested. Doctors with serious faces, nurses with those caps on, and sombre faces are passing by with needles and that index finger raised.
Gay lobby group COC Netherlands has again asked for an investigation into the penalisation of homosexuals in the 20th century. The COC is making this urgent request in a letter to the Dutch Lower House and Minister Ollongren, Secretary of State for the Home Department.
At the time of writing, the last days of 2018 are counting down, and at the same time we can look forward to a New Year full of beautiful events and activities! The ninth board of A.S.V.Gay is in its third month now, and has already had a wonderful time with great experiences.
Dear Neighbors to the North, A reformer. A pioneer. Extremely likeable and friendly. There was no shortage of praises when Pope Francis took over the pontifical office on 13 March 2013 from his predecessor Benedict XVI, who had indicated his wish to resign the month before for health reasons.
“Just act normal,” my mother told me when I was imitating the Dutch 1980s girl band the Dolly Dots with my two sisters and the girl next door, or when my brother and I were washing our doll clothes and hanging them on the clothesline to dry.
Many LGBT students are still finding life difficult at Dutch secondary schools. This was reported in a study conducted by the University of Columbia in conjunction with the Dutch Gay Interest group COC.
A pioneer of the American gay liberation movement, the historian Martin Duberman, has recently published a new book: Has the Gay Movement Failed? (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2018). The answer is an overwhelming Yes, the gay movement has failed.