Suicide occurs four times more than the average in the LHBT community, making Movember a very important topic for this community. We spoke about suicide in the LHBT community and prostate and testicular cancer with Anne Levah Russchen, LHBT project coordinator for the municipality of Alkmaar, and herself a transgender person.
Global electronic market maker and gold sponsor Optiver has challenged its competitor IMC for the Movember Run Amsterdam. Last year IMC challenged Optiver for the race. How did this friendly rivalry start? And how can it inspire other companies to participate too?
113 is a Dutch organisation that helps prevent suicide, an important cause for Movember. We spoke to director and psychiatrist Jan Mokkenstorm about dealing with suicidal thoughts, both for those who have them, and their family and friends.
By signing up to the Movember Run Amsterdam, you make a contribution to Movember. But what does Movember actually do with that money? Here’s an overview of the activities that Movember funded last year.
One of this year’s Movember pillars is to reduce the number of suicides among men. It is a topic many men struggle with, but which is still considered to be a taboo. I interview active Movember participant and MoRunner Hans van der Lans who openly speaks with us about his own struggle.