11 October 2017 from 14:00 to 22:00

Coming Out Day

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In the afternoon of Coming Out Day, Wednesday 11 October, Utrecht University, University of Applies Sciences Utrecgt and LGBT student association Anteros organise a mini conference on sexual diversity. In the evening, there will be a movie with a special introduction. The programme is intended for students and employees of the university and university of applied sciences. With this contribution to Coming Out Day, the organisers want to make sexual diversity in higher education visible and discussable.

Afternoon Programme: mini conference

Theme: Sexual diversity in higher education and the city of Utrecht


  • Florien Cramwinckel, Assistant Professor of Cultural Diversity & Youth (UU)
  • Leon Bex, president of Midzomergrachtfestival and UU-alumnus, on the relevance of LGBTIQ+ festivals

Presentation by Tom Verstappen, president of Anteros and student (HU)

Panel discussion with, among others:

  • Bart Mijland, internship and alumni coordinator Faculty of Humanities (UU)
  • Quirine Eijkman, lector Access to Justice (HU), Deputy President Netherlands Institute for Human Rights
  • Inés Sánchez de Guillermo, Master's student Gender and Ethnicity (UU)
  • Dani Berjano Rodriguez, Master’s student Women's and Gender Studies (UU)
  • Jerre Mijnarends, former vice-president Anteros, Master's student Clinical Psychology (UU)

Afternoon president:

  • Johan Rozenbrand, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and a member of the University Council (UU)

Official language: English
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm (entrance from 1.30 pm onwards, drinks afterwards)
Location: David de Wiedgebouw, Universiteitsweg 99, Utrecht, room M201

Evening programme: movie with introduction

Movie shown:
The Way He Looks (movie from 2014 by the Brazilian director Daniel Ribeiro).
Introduction by UHSV Anteros and by João P. Trabucho Alexandre, Assistant Professor of Comparative Sedimentology Group and co-founder of the Utrecht Young Academy. (UU)

Time: 7 pm to 10 pm (entrance from 6.30 pm onwards, drink afterwards at the HU café ‘Het Proeflokaal’)
Location: Padualaan 99, Utrecht

* Utrecht University is abbreviated to UU, University of Applied Scieces Utrecht to HU

Start date and time
11 October 2017 14:00
End date and time
11 October 2017 22:00