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LGBT: Amsterdam

The vast, historically significant and exciting city of Amsterdam has plenty to offer its LGBTQ visitors. Amsterdam openly promotes gay and lesbian rights, hosts events such as Amsterdam Gay Pride and is home to scores of gay-friendly bars, restaurants, clubs, shops and hotels. Did you know the first gay bar in Amsterdam opened in 1927, during a time when homosexuality was still considered to be an illness? That bar is Cafe t’ Mandje, and to this day, it stands as a place where everyone is welc