Two new canon windows

Two new canon windows

Two new canon windows: Sonja Witstein (1920-1978), the first woman on the COC board, and top athlete Jeffrey Wammes (1987).

Exposition in Centraal Museum Utrecht

Exposition in Centraal Museum Utrecht

In the exhibition ‘Unstable Image’, Cyanne van den Houten brings together robotic sculptures that were made with the help of algorithms. Cyanne was inspired by windows from our Utrecht rainbow canon: “I have been following you for some time and think what you are doing is fantastic.”

Queer City Map available

Queer City Map available

The Queer City Map can be picked up for free at the Winkel van Utrecht / VVV, Savannah Bay bookstore and the cafés Kalff and Bodytalk.

Lauch Queer City Map

Lauch Queer City Map

On Purple Friday, December 8 at 11 a.m., Queer U Stories (QUS) will launch the Queer City Map, a walk through the rainbow history in Utrecht’s city centre.

QUS in Gay News

QUS in Gay News

An article in Gay News no. 365 about QUS by our team member Maurice van Lieshout

Queer City Map

Queer City Map

Our Queer City Map, a historical walking route through the center of Utrecht, will be published on December 8th.

Help us complete the list of gay and lesbian bars

Help us complete the list of gay and lesbian bars

Maurice van Lieshout wrote a window on Utrecht’s gay bars, from the 18th century to the present: molly houses, condoning pubs, women’s cafes and gay bars; including a still incomplete list of addresses and parties.

Lecture on Utrecht queer history online

Lecture on Utrecht queer history online

On September 15, 2023, Marijke Huisman and Maurice van Lieshout presented some highs and lows from Utrecht’s queer history for some 100 visitors of the Historical Café Oud-Utrecht in the library on the Neude in Utrecht. Oud-Utrecht recorded their performance.

History happens now

History happens now

In the exhibition ‘History happens now’ on the ILHIA square in the Amsterdam Public Library, QUS is included with the photo of Mayor Dijksma waving at the municipal boat with the rainbow canon at the Utrecht Pride.