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What does good sexuality education look like?
Participatory study with pupils as peer researchers

Financiering € 50.000
Projectleiding Mw M. Cense MSc (Rutgers)
Looptijd September 2018 – december 2019
Doelstelling

In the survey Sex under 25 (Rutgers and Soa Aids Netherlands, 2017) young people rated the sexuality education they received in Dutch schools as mediocre (5.8 on a scale of one to ten). In this qualitative study, Rutgers wants to deepen the understanding of what young people themselves voice as their needs.

Producten Various articles
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Subsidie onder Programma Wetenschapsbeleid 2014-2018, eerste ronde midden geldstroom 2018

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Toward Psychosexual Maturity. Life-Timing Sexuality in the West-European
Psychomedical Sciences (ca 1860-1950)

Financiering € 9.100
Projectleiding D.F. Janssen MD (Universiteit Groningen)
Looptijd August 2018 – january 2019
Doelstelling

The emergence and consolidation of sexual diversity and its early empirical probing are the focus of this genealogical study and literature review, which primarily covers German-language, Francophone and Anglophone psycho-medical sciences.

Producten Report and various articles
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Subsidie onder Programma Wetenschapsbeleid 2014-2018, eerste ronde midden geldstroom 2018

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Puberty blocking in transgender adolescents: How well-informed and open
fo change are the choices made af young age?

Financiering € 47.231
Projectleiding Mw L.J.J.J. Vrouenraets MSc (LUMC)
Looptijd September 2018 – december 2019
Doelstelling

Puberty blocking treatment in transgender adolescents is a reversible treatment which suppresses puberty development. However, many transgender adolescents seem to experience puberty blockers as the first ‘necessary’ medical step of gender affirming treatment with no way of return.  The aim of the current study is to increase the awareness of the care for transgender adolescents regarding puberty blockers and improve the decision making process. 

Producten Various articles and a presentation
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Subsidie onder Programma Wetenschapsbeleid 2014-2018, eerste ronde midden geldstroom 2018

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Sexual health promotion for adolescents with intersex condition

Financiering € 50.000
Projectleiding T.C. van de Grift MD (VUmc)
Looptijd May 2018 – october 2019
Doelstelling

Sexual health promotion for adolescents with an intersex condition. This project is a collaboration between clinical professionals and peer support groups, and aims to gain knowledge on this subject and wherever required, develop accessible information material.

Producten Workshops and education materials
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Subsidie onder Programma Wetenschapsbeleid 2014-2018, tweede ronde midden geldstroom 2017

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LGBTQIA-youth in out-of-home care

Financiering € 46.891
Projectleiding M. López López PhD (Universiteit Groningen)
Looptijd October 2017 – march 2019
Doelstelling

This project aims to gain knowledge about the experiences of LGBT youth and young adults during their time in out-of-home care, and the perceptions of caregivers (e.g., group care workers, foster caregivers) who are responsible for the well-being of these young people.

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Sexual integrity in a sports environment

Financiering € 27.000
Projectleiding E. Van der Steeg Msc (Universiteit Utrecht)
Looptijd January 2018 – february 2019
Doelstelling

Sexual violence involving children is a major social issue. The sports environment is not always a safe place for children. The objective of this study is the construction of a scientifically justified definition of professional sexual integrity in a sporting context (including physical education) and to determine practical and meaningful operationalizations of this concept.

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Explore your own sexual values: play Sexy Lexy

Financiering € 50.000
Projectleiding E. Tromp Msc (Reframing Studio)
Looptijd August 2017 – august 2018
Doelstelling

‘Sexy Lexy’ is an app that youngsters with an MID can play to explore and practise skills and values surrounding sex and sexuality. By playing they encounter a diverse range of people with varied sexual values and tastes. While playing the youngsters get direct spoken feedback on their actions. The research focuses on the following questions: does the game support people with MID to be open to other sexual values and do youngsters enjoy playing the game.

Producten ‘Sexy Lexy’ app
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A safe climate for LGBT students? The experienced benefits of Gay Straight Alliances in schools

Financiering € 49.545
Projectleiding H. Felten (Movisie)
Looptijd January – december 2017
Doelstelling

The situation for LGBT students is still far from perfect. Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) is an intervention aimed at improving the situation of LGBT students in secondary school. The objective of this study is to gain insight in the possible effects of GSAs for LGBT students.

Producten Report and scientific article
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Tomboys and Pansies: Fathers’ and Mothers’ Gender Messages from a Cross -Cultural Perspective

Financiering € 48.000
Projectleiding Dr. Marleen G. Groeneveld en dr. Lotte D. van der Pol (Rijksuniversiteit Leiden)
Looptijd September 2016 – September 2018
Doelstelling

The aim of this study is to contribute to a culturally-informed understanding of the link between parental messages regarding gender (non)conformity and children’s own gender norms. The study will focus on ethnically Dutch and Turkish families with young children in the Netherlands.

Producten (Open access) articles in international magazines
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Leaving the normative highway: An exploration of the non-binary sexual and gender identity tracks

Financiering € 49.653
Projectleiding Dr. T.D. Steensma (Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum)
Looptijd September 2016 – September 2017
Doelstelling

Leaving the normative highway: An exploration of the non-binary gender and sexual identity tracks. A qualitative biographical interview study

Producten Open access publication in an international magazine
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How young people perceive and practice good sex

Funding € 237,680
Project leader Prof.dr. E.A. van Zoonen (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)
Duration September 2015 – September 2018
Objective To develop insight into how young people see good sex
Products International publications
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Title

Sexualities and Diversities in the Making

Principal FWOS
Sponsor FWOS
Funding € 600,000
Project leader Dr. A.A. M’Charek (University of Amsterdam)
Implementation Mw dr. A.A. M’Charek (University of Amsterdam) and mw prof.dr. W.H.M. Jansen (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
Duration September 2012 – September 2016
Objective To develop insight into how different aspects of diversity affect sexual development and the enactment of sexual identities
Products International publications and one or more dissertations
Publications Abstract Sexualities and Diversities in the Making (EN)

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Endowed chair, Sexual Development, Diversity and Health

Principal Henny Verhagen Foundation
Funding € 168,000 from FWOS (co-funding from Rutgers)
Professor Prof I. Vanwesenbeeck (Utrecht University and Rutgers)
Implementation Trainee research assistant, not yet identified
Duration February 2016 to February 2021
Objective Contribution to scientific and general knowledge on socio-emotional and sexual development, and establishing what the importance of diversity (sex, gender, ethnicity and their mutual relationships) is for this development.
Notes Besides the scientific aim, there is also a practical goal: the translation of this knowledge for use within the practice of health care.
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