On 12 October, the date of Henny Bos's inaugural lecture will take place on 12 October, it will be twenty years since Matthew Shephard, a homosexual student at the University of Wyoming, died as a result of serious injuries sustained during a hate crime.
Henny Bos will start het lecture by looking back at this tragic event, before exploring the current day situation in the Netherlands in 2018 in terms of the legal framework and attitudes surrounding homosexuality, same-sex parenting and gender diversity.
H.M.W. Bos, professor of Sexual and Gender Diversity in Families and Youth: ‘Somewhere over the rainbow’: werkelijkheid, nog steeds een droom, of iets er tussen in?'
This event is open to the public.