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you know your colleague is gay when….

…he feels compelled to place an air refresher in the restrooms at work.   This was at least what I was thinking when I heard that this is exactly what Daniel did simply because there were none and according to … Continue reading

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In this case I may have been a bit slow over a couple of years – or: I can’t explain why this slipped my pink radar

In case you do not know Kate Bush’s song “Kashka from Baghdad”you should really listen to it (here are the lyrics). In case you don’t know who Kate Bush is, you’re pardoned if you’re below a certain age, if you happen to be … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m gay but no, I’m not flirting with you – I just happen to be British

As you may have noticed I’ve spent the past weeks in the Netherlands. Some of the greatest things about the Dutch include not only their laid-back attitude about LGBT issues but also the widespread good command of English. Though most … Continue reading

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Help! My gaydar needs an update

As you may have guessed already I’ve been in the Netherlands recently but what I haven’t told you yet is the fact that my British calibrated gaydar is close to useless in the Netherlands. Using British standards to detect gayness … Continue reading

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Tülay is maybe a bit misguided

I was with Mim and her friend Tülay during the lunch break. Mim’s & Tülay’s supervisor had just married his long-term boyfriend which Tülay found particularly exciting as she’s from a town in Turkey and doesn’t have seen many (open) … Continue reading

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A country where lesbians generally look fit and athletic? I’m clueless. – Or: further encounters in the swimming pool)

I was at the swimming pool again not only because I’ve taken some time of the famous gay conspiracy to world domination but because my unwell knee needed some light exercise and swimming is the type of exercise that not … Continue reading

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The free dessert or why does everyone think that Tammy is gay?

Tammy has the problem that everyone or nearly everyone thinks that she’s gay. She doesn’t have a problem with LGBT people but given the fact that she found out that senior work colleagues (who themselves are gay) considered her to … Continue reading

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