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Tuesday 15 May: ‘Acceptance and intolerance of sexual and gender diversity’

May 17th marks the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. To honor this day, on Tuesday the 15th of May, the Diversity & Inclusion Office EUR and Erasmus Pride are hosting a panel on acceptance and intolerance of sexual and gender diversity. Will you join us?

Anna Tijsseling, postdoc researcher at Willem Pompe Institute and lecturer political history at Utrecht University will moderate this discussion. Joined by three speakers of various backgrounds who will share their stories, speaking to and with the audience:

  • Esther Plugge, secretary of Transcafé and has personally seen how the Netherlands has become more accepting of gender diversity.
  • Anwar, an Egyptian refugee who found acceptance for his homosexuality in the Netherlands.
  • Marli Huijer, professor of Public Philosophy and Faculty Diversity Officer at the Erasmus School of Philosophy of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Do you want to learn more about homophobia, transphobia and other forms of intolerance? Do you want to share your opinion and experiences? And last but not least, do you want to contribute to an inclusive campus? You are more than welcome!


Grand Café Siena - Campus Woudestein


May 15th from 16:00 to 18:00h

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