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Do you have a hero? It doesn’t need to be a great or famous hero, but perhaps someone who was or is important to you? Then come to the SeniorPride Concert 2018 on Thursday, August 2 at the Nieuwmarkt in Amsterdam. This annual festival for senior GLBT’S, neighbours and interested parties presents “Life’s Concert” in honour of an assertive generation.

Jul 2018       
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It is summer, and many are away on holiday. In the background, however, many a team, company or organization is working on the many parties, festivals and other events of Pride Amsterdam 2018, as well as the spectacular boat parade on the Prinsengracht. We went to have a chat with the Spijker Bar team, the Spijker Bar being the only gay bar with a boat during Pride.

Jul 2018       
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“Who’s a bingo virgin?” Drag Queen Didi Licious asks the mostly young crowd in Elsevier’s canteen, decorated in rainbow colors. The language is English, and Didi explains the rules of the game to the bingo novices.

Sep 2017       
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This year, the theme of Pride Amsterdam is “This Is My Pride.” But what does that mean? Does it mean something different for different people and groups? Senior Pride looked into what Pride exactly entails to the different letters in GLBTIQ.

Jul 2017       
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After the very first edition of “LESBIQUE on Monday’s!” at the Spijker Bar, is now comes overy once a week on Monday evening. An evening for lesbians, gays, and freaks. Initiator Rosanne Bakker Schut (25), known as DJ Sleeping Beauty in the Amsterdam scene, was missing a place where all genders and identities are welcome on weekdays.

Apr 2017       
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A distinct British accent shouts “Grab them by the balls!” in the microphone, “Didi Trump is making Spijker Bar great again!” Ms. Didi Licious is spinning the bingo wheel under screens showing porn and slapstick. Tonight, Ms. Licious is Didi Trump, and the audience loves it.

Jan 2017       
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Precisely one year ago, Café The Queen’s Head was taken over by John Jepma and Leon Oppers. Most things stayed the same, although secretly they are working on a new toilet area and an extension of the downstairs smoking room. The website has also been renewed. Besides the usual holidays, Gay Pride and group events, such as the bears, who have their set evening, a number of things are striking in the programming.

Jan 2016       
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The iconic bar The Queen’s Head has been taken over by John Jepma and Leon Oppers. The bar’s range of products will be increased with more choice in high-quality whiskey, vodka and wines. A wind of change, and a new toilet set in due time. But Café The Queen’s Head must remain what it is today: an iconic bar.

Mar 2015       
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