Environmental Policy

Well That’s One Way to Regulate Park Cruising


“A park near Amsterdam has unveiled information signs pointing out spots where officials say gay men are known to have sex – so no visitors are taken by surprise. The signs ‘clearly indicate what is happening in each zone; also those where gay men are known to practice cruising,’ municipal spokeswoman Manon Koffijberg said. […] ‘If you don’t want to be confronted by a vision of that sort, the signs allow you to avoid specific areas.’ […] The De Oeverlanden park in Slotervaart, southwest of Amsterdam, is known as a place where homosexuals from all over the Netherlands and elsewhere in Europe go in search of sex partners.
Ms Koffijberg said that while having sex in public was against the law, the park has been used for this purpose for so long that it has become ‘gedoog’, a Dutch word for tolerating unwanted behaviour. The sexual activities of cruisers, she said, kept mostly to the bushes in the park, and the new signs sought to ensure that they stayed there.” [AFP]

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  • Alec

    @HeteroDefenseLeague: It’s part of the Agenda, but we’ve tabled it while we work to undermine your traditional institutions first.

    By the way, that “sexting” phenomena the HeteroDefenseLeague dreamnt up to subvert heterosexual child sex abuse laws was something else.

  • undercoverpants

    Servicey! They need to do this in every city in America, so I know what places to pretend to avoid until I’m certain nobody’s looking, and even then just to sort of curiously see what the other sluts are doing.

    @HeteroDefenseLeague: Gay people are like snowflakes, dickfuck. We’re all different. I’m assuming you can vouch for every single hetero sex-coupling as being between two married people in love, in the missionary style, exclusively for baby-making purposes. Boy, the folks at Trojan are really wasting their money on all that pointless advertising amiright?

  • Jimmy

    @HeteroDefenseLeague: What are your children doing walking around unsupervised in a park in the middle of the night?

  • orpheus_lost

    @HeteroDefenseLeague: How long did you linger on the Morning Goods before posting your little hate screed in this article, you closeted fuck? Does your beard -er- wife know you cum -uh- come to this site?

  • Alec

    @orpheus_lost: That’s my thinking as well. People that obsessed with gay sex must want it.

  • james p. p.

    @HeteroDefenseLeague: it’s funny because we can do both!! just like our straight counterparts.

    in case you are in question, i would like to take you to any bar here at Austin’s 6th Street and see how many straight couples are fucking in the bathrooms. does that make hetero love any less valuable? or do the living rooms and back yards of UT’s frat house lane make hetero marriage any less of a moral quandary?

    just last weekend (blog plug coming up) i was at a FAMILY festival where little children were surrounded by open pot smoking and women with naked breasts. i took pictures and posted them. so you tell me, how does the hetero-started hippie party of drugs and topless women make your opposite-sex union less about love?

    or maybe i should be like you and assume all “breeders” are morally depraved druggies because of my experiences with them here in a large, moral quagmire of a college town? …. it certainly SEEMS fair….

  • Amber LeMay

    Are pictures of the signs available somewhere? Are they in Dutch or universal dick, I mean stick figures?

  • Alec

    @james p. p.: Thank you for that final set of photos. It DID provide a balance…

    HDL is just upset because they lost the hippy culture war. Our last president was a draft dodging Ivy League educated white closeted former cocaine user, our current president is an Ivy League educated biracial open former cocaine user (no draft dodging; too young even for the Republicans; damn that Reagan for only having a Cold War!!!). Even James Dobson admits they’ve lost the culture wars. Their attempt to constitutionalize the one night stand for gays was probably the functional equivalent of a holding pattern.

  • Bruno

    HeteroDefenseLeague should be having all their insipid comments removed as a rule, but I guess we’ve declared them “gedoog.” Gedoog, heterodefenseleague, gedoog!

  • HeteroDefenseLeague


    Ah, I see already you are advocating political cleansing, which does not surprise me that homosexuals would be censorial, hate filled, discriminatory and close minded about diverse opinions.

  • james p. p.

    @HeteroDefenseLeague: what HDL? no real comeback?

    bad form.

    i am open minded and accepting of your shallow and archaic thinking. it’s okay. everyone has a right to voice their opinion on a gay blog, however judgemental (i.e. Morning Goods comment thread). and if you want to go with the name of “HeteroDefenseLeague” thank do it proudly. it certainly makes you Mr. Tuff Pants.

    and i think Mr. Tuff Pants needs a HUG…


  • getreal

    @james p. p.: He is mad they got a picture of his late night cruising.

  • Qjersey

    you just gotta love the Dutch, so practical (or is that pragmatic?)

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