Non-western perspectives on gender

In Western societies, people often struggle with the concept of gender, both in and outside of the queer community. How often haven’t we heard comments like: “If you’re born female, you stay female. You can’t just CHANGE your gender…Period.” Or “What’s the dealio with gender non-conforming people? Jeez, just pick one gender.” Luckily, there’s more … Read moreNon-western perspectives on gender

Queer Emancipation in The Netherlands

When you ask people what they know about The Netherlands, there is a big chance they will name ‘very tolerant of LGBT+ people’, next to ‘it’s legal to use drugs there’, ‘blunt people’ and ‘windmills’. Of course, in reality, this tolerance doesn’t go for every letter of the LGBT+ spectrum. For example, bisexuals are often … Read moreQueer Emancipation in The Netherlands