A lively debate about the growing prudishness of Amsterdam Friday 22 January 2010
Since the fascinated outrage with bare buttocks on the boats of Canal Pride last summer, a climate of prudishness has tightened its grip on Amsterdam. The complaints are becoming ever more strident.
Whipping up a backlash: COC Nederland has formed a kinky pact with Wasteland. Together they will hold a debate on Friday 22 January entitled Sex in de Stad, a discussion in three blocks on the importance of sexual and creative expression in Amsterdam.
Speakers: Dj Isis, Photographer Erwin Olaf, COC vice chair Vera Bergkamp, Mayor of the night candidate Jenniver Hopeless, AiAmsterdam, Chai of city council district Els Ieping, City coucillor for culture Carolien Gehrels, writer Myrthe Hilkens.
Entertainment, Rappers Surya and Pharao; Dauphin, TessisMore//When Harry met Sally; Ancilla Tilia; The Marples; Medusa and The Doctor. Presentation: Andre Witbroek Address: COC building, Rozenstraat 14, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Time. 19.30 Entrance Free. If you want to visit this evening please send an email to