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Catholics and Sexual Change in Flanders
In Flanders, as elsewhere, the historiography of sexuality has often privileged the activist groups that played a substantial part in sex reforms after the Second World War. Various authors have
Pas de deux, out of step
  • Wannes Dupont
  • Political Science
    Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies
  • 1 November 2019
Of Human Love: Catholics Campaigning for Sexual Aggiornamento in Postwar Belgium
In postwar Belgium, progressive personalists began calling for the revision of highly restrictive and overly physiological views on conjugal morality. In the course of the 1950s, the Catholic
The Case for Contraception
  • Wannes Dupont
  • Philosophy
    Histoire, médecine et santé
  • 30 November 2018
Informed by personalist ideas, a sizeable contingent of Catholic moralists and physicians pushed for the loosening of church doctrine on issues of sexuality and reproduction during the 1950s and
Gay and Lesbian Liberation in the Low Countries: From Stonewall to Pink Pillar
In 2019, there were festive commemorations of Stonewall aplenty. They affirmed the image of the 1969 riots in New York as a pivotal moment of universal importance in global queer history. These