Projects & publications

PhD- Projects

  • Melissa Soto; 2017 - 2022. Translating trans* rights transnationally. Norm diffusion and contestation in Cuba and the Netherlands (Van der Vleuten en Verloo)
  • Gijs Hablous; 2019-2023. Political contestations on the category of seks: intersex and the positioning of health care professionals. (Van der Vleuten, Verloo, Claahsen, Verhaak)
  • Mieke Breukeleman; 2021-2026. Navigating uncertainty in gender incongruence and differences in sex development (DSD). (Stommel, Oerlemans, Verhaak)
  • Floor Cuijpers. Navigating uncertainty in gender incongruence and differences in sex development (DSD). ism. Amsterdamumc.

Platform Research Seminars

In recent years, more researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds at the Radboud University and Radboudumc started working on research related to care for transgender and intersex persons. Our platform

In an effort to connect researchers with each other, to strengthen networks and to keep up to date about running and new projects, we will organise regular (digital) research seminars starting in February 2022. More information:



Marijke Naezer, Anke Oerlemans, Gijs Hablous, Hedi Claahsen–van der Grinten, Anna van der Vleuten & Chris Verhaak (2021) ‘We just want the best for this child’: contestations of intersex/DSD and transgender healthcare interventions, Journal of Gender Studies, DOI: 10.1080/09589236.2021.1881462

Wasserbauer, M. (2021, 28 augustus). 'Wat losser over gender denken is voordeel voor iedereen'. De Stentor. URL:


Verloo, M. & Van der Vleuten, A. (2020). Trans* Politics: Current Challenges and Contestations Regarding Bodies, Recognition, and Trans* Organising. Politics & Governance, 8(3)

You may find all publications of the researchers on the personal websites via members.