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November 1972

1972

Establishment of the lesbian action group Purple September, which opposed the gay organizations that were predominantly controlled by men and women’s groups that did […]

1971

Abolition of article 248bis of the penal code

1970

– Attempt to lay a wreath by the AJAH, the Amsterdam Youngsters Action Group Homosexuality, on the 4th of May at the Dam in […]

1969

First gay protest at the Binnenhof in The Hague against article 248bis

1968

FSWH, the Federation of Student Work Group on Homosexuality was founded

1967

The Schorer Foundation was established as the first homosexuality consultancy bureau in the world

1965

The magazine Dialoog (with the subtitle Magazine for Homosexuality and Society) was published

1964

– The COC established the Dialoog Foundation with the objective of stimulating a discussion between heterosexuals and homosexuals and in this way to promoting integration […]

1963

De Kringen was established: Nationwide groups of gays, lesbians and bisexuals who come together every month for discussions and activities

1955

The COC dance bar De Schakel opened at the Korte Leidse Dwars Street in Amsterdam. De Schakel was around until 1978

1952

De Odeon Kelder (DOK) in the Singel in Amsterdam opened as a club connected to the COC. After a quarrel, the DOK separated from […]

1950

The Catholic People’s Party (KVP) published the report Government and Public Morals, which pleaded for broadening article 248bis

1949

The name Shakespeare Club was changed to Center for Culture and Leisure, also known as COC (Cultuur- en Ontspanningscentrum) and its magazine was known […]

1947

The readers’ circle of Levensrecht founded the Shakespeare Club

1946

Levensrecht was re-published

1940

– The gay magazine Levensrecht was published

– With the German occupation of Holland, the NWHK closed

– The German confiscated the library of the NWHK. […]

1932

The gay magazine Wij published its first and only issue

1912

The Dutch Department of the Wissenschaftlich Humanitäre Komitee was founded by Jacob Anton Schorer and others with the objective of providing information about homosexuality and […]

1911

Article 248bis was added to the penal code. This article made any sexual contact between adults and minors (between the ages of 16 and […]

1811

Sodomy was abolished from the penal code