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July 2000

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 […]

November 1999

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 […]

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 […]


– 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 […]

October 1997

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 […]

November 1996

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 […]


– First Canal Pride in Amsterdam

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

– Establishment of Smashing Pink, first European gay/lesbian […]

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 […]

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 […]


The General Act on Equal Treatment was implemented. This act includes laws that protect citizens against discrimination on various grounds, including homosexuality

History of IHLIA – 1993

– Reception of the 10th anniversary of LAA. Beginning of annual presentation of the Lesbian Video Annual Overview

– Homodok creates a list of alerts and newspaper […]

History of IHLIA – 1991

– In addition to Friday afternoons, Homodok starts to also open on Wednesday afternoons.

– The ABH places more emphasis on developing collections and opening these […]


First international conference about bisexuality in Amsterdam

History of IHLIA – 1990

LAA moves to 1e Helmersstraat

History of IHLIA – 1989

Homodok moves to the Spinhuis of the UvA, Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185


The exhibition Properly Wrong in the Amsterdam Historic Museum

History of IHLIA – 1988

– LAA 5th anniversary celebration in the Sleep-In. From the various monetary gifts, a new video camera is bought, among other things

– Homodok publishes the first […]


Minister of Health, Welfare and Sports (WVC), Elco Brinkman (CDA), published the first real bill regarding Government Policy and Homosexuality (PDF; in Dutch)

History of IHLIA – 1987

– The independent Documentation Center of Gay Studies is established. This becomes possible because the UvA agrees to finance the coordinator and the subsidy for […]