History of IHLIA – 2000

- IHLIA received the Walter Kamp Emancipation Award for its work

- Core-funding grant from the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports (VWS) and the Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs and Science (OCW) (Cultural policy […]


History of IHLIA – 1999

- On the 8th of December, the International Gay/Lesbian Information Center and Archive Foundation (IHLIA) was established, merging Homodok, the Lesbian Archive of Amsterdam (LAA) and the Anna Blaman House. IHLIA established two offices: […]

History of IHLIA – 1998

In the framework of Gay Games 1998, Homodok and LAA organized an exhibition about the Dutch ‘pink’ history in the Amsterdam Public Library on Prinsengracht, consisting of material from both archives. Anna Blaman, Homodok […]


- Gay Games in Amsterdam

- Official registration of cohabitation contracts became legally possible

History of IHLIA – 1997

- The magazine Homologie closed. Since then, the information column Relevant has been available on our own website

- Opening of the poster collection of Homodok and the Lesbian Archive of Amsterdam

- After mediation by Homodok, the […]


Football, perfume and champagne

In addition to collecting and improving access to the history of lesbian and bisexual women, the Lesbian Archive of Amsterdam (LAA) wanted to promote and manifest lesbian culture. With monthly topic-based get-togethers, exhibitions and […]


History of IHLIA – 1996

- LAA presents a video catalogue

- Homodok and LAA began a joint homepage in Homoplein website (in the Digital City) with the option of ordering documentation by email. An information package was created for secondary […]


- First Canal Pride in Amsterdam

- First edition Pink Film Days, Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

- Establishment of Smashing Pink, first European gay/lesbian tennis club

History of IHLIA – 1995

- In order to attract a wider audience, the name of the Documentation Center of Gay Studies was changed into Gay/Lesbian Documentation Center. The nickname Homodok continued to be used

- The revised Gaysaurus is translated in English

- […]

History of IHLIA – 1994

- The University of Amsterdam (UvA) wants Homodok to look for its own space. The cooperation contract with the UvA comes to an end

- The Homodok archive started to open for three full days

- LAA publishes On […]