Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality

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  • Mix it Up, Be Messy: Intersectional Research to Understand Contemporary Politics

    How to understand complex inequalities and power changes in diverse societies? Intersectionality is the answer.

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  • Protestor with sign 'homosexuality is not a mental illness'

    Indonesian university prohibits LGBT students to register

    At the time of registration to Andalas University in Padang, West Sumatra students must bring a form stating that they are not LGBT (bebas LGBT).

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  • Book cover Heteronormativity, Passionate Aesthetics and symbolic subversion in Asia

    Bengkulu gang rape tip of the iceberg of sexual violence in Indonesia

    The gruesome murder of Yuyun, a 14 year old school girl in Bengkulu, Sumatera reached the headlines of national and international media. It turned out she was gang raped by 14 boys. Judging from the outcry this was an exceptional and unexpected ...

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