Irene Hemelaar

Irene Hemelaar

Irene Hemelaar is the founder and chair of the OndersteBoven Foundation, which conducted the first research into the well-being of lesbians in the Netherlands in 2009. She works as a strategic trainer and advisor in areas such as D&I at the training institute of the trade union FNV. As an independent entrepreneur in 2020 she did action research into discrimination against LBTQI+ women and non-binary people for the municipality of Amsterdam.

Dyke it yourself: protest, activism and campaigning

Lesbian* Room 2, 1st Floor

Pride, lesBian* visibility, representation and inclusion By Irene Hemelaar How to be visible in white / gay / commercial dominated prides and how to organize ourselves in a sustainable manner. In an open space setting we will exchange experiences and learn from each other’s activism. Who’s (still) a lesbian? Lesbian spaces and tools to include other […]

Lesbians* CONNECT