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When I started writing this column, I realised that how I experience transjoy is of course only a fragment of the much broader experience of trans joy. In the previous column I mentioned some examples of things that give me trans joy. As a non-binary, masculine-presenting person, I have less knowledge of the perspective of trans women and femmes on

In this new column historian Alex Bakker puts a spotlight on the history of trans people in the Netherlands by highlighting objects, photos, images, and stories. This time a piece of clarification on the backgrounds to the new transgender act. With a call to do history justice.

Monthly comic by Joris Bas Backer (September)

Transjoy is simply revolutionary. By specifically celebrating that piece of yourself that is marginalized by society, you show that the norms that are upheld within it are not necessary to be happy

Monthly comic by Joris Bas Backer. August

Tabi is an avid cyclist and advocates for trans inclusive sports through their work at Pride and Sports. We got to talk about the beautiful and necessary work that Tabi does for our community.

Amsterdam Pride will be back from 30 July until 7 August, this year with the theme My Gender, My Pride. The fact that the word gender is now central - be it in a broader sense than just transgender - is nothing less than a historical shift.

Mavi Veloso's work is shown in the underground scene as well as in museums. Ana Paula Lima talks to Mavi about the background of her comprehensive project Travesti Biológica.

Column 'If we want to create a society that includes everyone, then we will have to start a conversation with each other about transphobia. With people in our own neighbourhood, but also with colleagues or classmates. IDAHOT can help with that.'

Column by Ana Paula Lima On the 17th of March the election for the Dutch House of Representatives will take place. This is an important chance for us, trans people, to stand up for ourselves. Unfortunately I hear from many of my transgender friends that they have no faith in the current politicians and that they most likely won’t vote this year.

In this English podcast, American queer art student Sam explores the experiences of transgender artists in the Netherlands.

Monthly comic by Joris Bas Backer - Catching a passerby at a glance: it immediately puts you to work.