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Issue 338, October 2019 - Out Now!

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  • by Ron Meijer
    Tchaikovsky started his professional life as a civil servant, then went to study music at the St Petersburg Conservatory, and subsequently became a teacher at the same conservatory. By the summer of 1867 he had already written his first piano pieces and had them published. > Read the full story
  • Column, by De Ket
    Dear Neighbors to the North, "Homosexuality will never be detectable through a blood test," the Flemish media reported in capitals some weeks ago. An international study shows that there are only five places in which homosexuals differ from heterosexuals in their genetic make-up. > Read the full story
  • From our Editors
    The gay gene does not exist, but the straight gene does not exist either. Sexuality is diverse and cannot be predicted with a DNA test. This is the outcome of a large international study that investigated the genetic make-up of people who have sex with people of the same sex. > Read the full story

/ From our Editors / October 10

Leather & Fetish Pride Amsterdam 2019

From October 24 to October 27 the twenty-third edition of Leather & Fetish Pride Amsterdam will be organized. During these four days Amsterdam’s city centre will be the focal point of the leather and fetish community. read more...

It is time again for Leather Pride Amsterdam in the weekend of October 24-27! It will be a long weekend with various leather and fetish events, such as parties, elections, socials, a leather dinner, l.. > read the full story

events & agenda

"Creative thinking inspires ideas, and ideas inspire change” (Barbara Januszkiewicz). In front of me is Tony de Wilde, brand manager of the Mister B leather shop, who, as a creative thinker, keeps a.. > read the full story

scene length: 5 min.

In Tamil Nadu, the government has issued a Regulation on the basis of which non-essential operations on sex characteristics of babies and children are prohibited, except in the case of a life-threaten.. > read the full story

history & politics

The new year of A.S.V.Gay will not just be a new year, but our tenth, which means that we will be celebrating our second lustre! > read the full story

columns & opinions

The history of a “Grand Dame” was screened on August 7 in Amsterdam’s movie theater Pathé de Munt, and showing on that same evening in Zwolle, The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht. The cinema was f.. > read the full story

films & books

"Pride started as a protest", one often hears, but what many people forget is that Pride is still a protest in many countries. In Georgia, for instance, where activists tried to organize a Pride and w.. > read the full story

nightlife & reports length: 5 min.

On June 28, 1969, the police raided the gay bar the Stonewall Inn. Raids were not uncommon then, and while the visitors usually went peacefully, they opposed the cops that evening. It was the beginnin.. > read the full story

history & politics length: 9 min.

It is around five o’clock on Sunday afternoon when we are riding the tube and are told that it will no longer depart. Problems with the doors. Apparently, they are not closing. O well, we’ll just .. > read the full story

nightlife & reports length: 4 min.
/ From our Editors / September 19

Young Black Gay Men Portrayed in ‘Father Figure’

For young black gay men it can be difficult to find their way in this world. What does it mean to be young, black and gay? Guilliano (26) is the founder of The Kiki House of Angels, a Vogue dance community in Rotterdam. ........ read more...

On paper, the Netherlands is an LGBTI-friendly country, but in practice, LGBTIs do not all feel free to be who they are. This is the conclusion of a survey by TV News programme EenVandaag among three .. > read the full story

history & politics

Astrid Oostenburg, President of gay interest group COC Netherlands, and Philip Tijsma (Chairman of COC's working group Politics) called on the Dutch government and parliament to anchor gay rights in t.. > read the full story

history & politics

The underwear brand Comfyballs originates in Norway. Motivated by the lack of functionality and innovation in men’s basics underwear, Comfyballs started in 2012 with the development of exclusive men.. > read the full story

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