LGBT rights in the Netherlands
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in the Netherlands have been some of the most progressive in Europe and worldwide. Same-sex sexual activity was legalized in 1811 after France invaded...
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LGBT history in the Netherlands
The history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the Netherlands has reflected the shades of tolerance or rigidity which were utilized by the rulers of the country at various periods in...
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Jef Last
Josephus Carel Franciscus (Jef) Last (The Hague, 2 May 1898 – Laren, 15 February 1972) was a Dutch poet and writer.Jef Last was a writer and socially compassionate man. He had a Catholic background. H...
Gerard Reve
Gerard Kornelis van het Reve (14 December 1923 – 8 April 2006) was a Dutch writer. He started writing as Simon van het Reve and adopted the shorter Gerard Reve in 1973. Together with Willem Fred...
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Henk Krol
Henricus Cornelis Maria "Henk" Krol (born 1 April 1950) is a Dutch politician of 50PLUS. He is the Parliamentary leader of 50PLUS in the House of Representatives and a Member of the House of Represent...
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LGBT rights in Aruba
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Aruba may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is legal in Aruba, but s...
Boris Dittrich
Boris Ottokar Dittrich ([ˈboːrɪz ˈdɪtrɪx]; born 21 July 1955 in Utrecht) is a human rights activist and a former Dutch politician and writer.Dittrich's father came to the Netherlands as a political as...
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Arnold Aletrino
Arnold Aletrino (1 April 1858 – 16 January 1916) was a Dutch physician, criminal anthropologist and writer, who published works on homosexuality in Dutch and French. He was a member of the Tachtigers,...
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COC Nederland
COC Nederland is a Dutch organization for LGBT men and women. COC originally stood for Cultuur en Ontspanningscentrum (Center for Culture and Leisure), which was intended as a "cover" name for its rea...
John Blankenstein
John Blankenstein (12 February 1949 in De Bilt – 25 August 2006 in The Hague) was a Dutch football referee and gay rights activist. He was notable for being one of the first homosexual athletes to com...
Same-sex marriage in the Netherlands
In the Netherlands, same-sex marriage (Dutch: Huwelijk tussen personen van gelijk geslacht or commonly homohuwelijk) has been legal since 1 April 2001. The Netherlands was the first country in the wor...
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LGBT parenting
LGBT parenting refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people parenting one or more children. This includes children raised by same-sex couples (same-sex parenting), children raised b...
Same-sex marriage in Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten
Same-sex marriages are not conducted in Aruba, Curaçao or Sint Maarten, which are constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Since many of the residents of the countries are Roman Cathol...