– The Dutch Lower House adopted a bill for same-sex civil marriage and adoption. The minor right wing parties and the CDA (with the exception of Gerda Verburg and Joop Wijn) voted against the bill, the rest of the House (with the exception of PvdA member Apostolou) voted in favor

– 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