by Michiel Bollinger 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. > Read the full story 9 min.
by Bernardo van Eekhout 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. > Read the full story 11 min.
by Wil Groot 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. > Read the full story 7 min.
A new era is dawning for the Spijker Bar with its two brand new owners, Steven and Tomas, after forty-two years of warmth and socializing. However, the bar’s social aspect remains paramount. read more...
"Flair Talk" is Lebruce's first EP. Lebruce is the musical identity of Nijmegen born Sebastian Maurits. This artist combines the commercial and theatrical aspects of a live performance. > read the full story
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, cult.. > read the full story
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 variat.. > read the full story
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 re.. > read the full story
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 peopl........ read more...
I know some people find it inappropriate or even insulting, but I see weird similarities between these two pandemics and wonder what we can learn from 40 years of fighting hiv/aids. > read the full story
March 21 always is and will be a beautiful day. Spring has begun, the tulips and wild hyacinths in the garden are about to come out, and it is Mama Leny’s birthday. This year, she turned eighty-nine.. > read the full story
Holland's (only) monthly gay magazine,
comes out printed every once a month since 1992.
Independent, bilingual (in both English and Dutch), and home to some of the well-known dutch gay authors and editors.
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Comes every once a year around April in a 100,000 circulation; with an intense, weekly distribution, available for free from a.o. all gay venues, tourist businesses, VVV's, and the bigger hotels; available for groups upon request. Not to be missed for Amsterdam-based gay businesses.
Thè way to reach the dutch gay audience. Comes monthly, 12 times a year, mainly distributed for free plus available from shops. Holland's gay magazine. Informative, varied, and home to some of the well-known dutch gay authors and editors. Bilingual, Volume 28.