The Netherlands is particularly interesting. Just before its later owner Bet's younger sister, Greet died, she put the wheels in motion to have the club restored and re-opened — which it was, finally, inbringing 'the basket' back to its bustling best. With 76 countries criminalising same-sex sexual relations and five applying a death sentence, LGBT asylum applications in Europe are almost certainly surging. In Secret Garden re-started, funded by the City of Amsterdam, as an independant organization. According to a report fromapproximately people seek asylum in the Netherlands each year fearing persecution either for sexual orientation or gender identity.
Three floors offer distinct vibes — making liberal use of graffiti, glitter and concrete — and a toilet DJ keeps the party going while you wash your hands at a giant pink phallus. Hannah Mitchell — Oxford, Oxfordshire. Lange Leidsedwarsstraat 93 hs Open:
After he arrived at an asylum camp in the Netherlands, the family beat his mother and siblings.