Topics :: Amsterdam

Orpheus in Leather: Amsterdam’s Fetish Club Scene

By Jill Gleeson | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
We cracked the whip and sent a writer to check out Amsterdam’s leather scene. This is what we discovered...

Amsterdam Gay Man Loses Hearing in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
A gay man temporarily lost his hearing after he was attacked in Amsterdam on June 15.

Bike Shares: Riding Through the World’s Greatest Cities

By Jill Gleeson | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Not only is bike sharing good for the environment, it’s a great way for visitors to take in city sights. EDGE offers picks for the brightest cities with the best bike share programs around the world.

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

Out Dutch Politicians Campaign on Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Mar 6, 2014
Two out politicians from Amsterdam have taken their campaigns to a new level: they have created profiles on the popular gay hookup app, Grindr.

Gay Activists in Amsterdam Protest Russian Policy

By Toby Sterling | Sunday Aug 25, 2013
More than 2,000 gay rights supporters protested in Amsterdam’s largest square Sunday, carrying signs, singing songs and chanting slogans to condemn the Russian government’s homosexuality policies.

Gay Activists in Amsterdam Protest Russian Policy

By Toby Sterling | Sunday Aug 25, 2013
More than 2,000 gay rights supporters protested in Amsterdam’s largest square Sunday, carrying signs, singing songs and chanting slogans to condemn the Russian government’s homosexuality policies.

Amsterdam Blushes Pink for Pride Festival

By TOBY STERLING | Wednesday Aug 8, 2012
Hundreds of thousands of gay rights supporters thronged Amsterdam’s canals for the city’s annual boat float parade, a party marking the high point of Gay Pride week.

Amsterdam Colors Pink for Gay Pride Festival

By Toby Sterling | Monday Aug 6, 2012
Hundreds of thousands of gay rights supporters thronged Amsterdam’s canals for the city’s annual boat float parade, a party marking the high point of Gay Pride week.

Dutch Rabbi Suspended For Signing ’Gays Can Be Cured’ Document

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Jan 21, 2012
The chief rabbi of Amsterdam was suspended by the Orthodox Jewish community for co-signing a document that said homosexuality can be "cured" and "treated."