To our great sadness, Gert Hekma passed away on Tuesday 19 April 2022
On the memorial page you can see an overview of the death and farewell of Gert.
There you will find photos, a video registration of the funeral, the farewell speeches, obituaries and more.
Gert Hekma has published widely on the LGBT history in the Netherlands and Europe, both as a sole author and as a contributing editor. His publications include scientific works and popular documents, lectures, reports and interviews.
In the archive you will find an overview of all of Hekma's work and publications. More than 220 of these publications are also accessible online.
Gert Hekma (1951-2022) was a Dutch anthropologist and sociologist, known for his research, publications and public statements on (homo) sexuality and erotic variations. He taught gay and lesbian studies at the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of the University of Amsterdam from 1984 to 2017.
ABC OF PERVERSIONS
This book is a must-read for everyone who wonders whether his or her fantasies are absurd or perverse, or who wants to do or dream something different for a change. It’s also an eye-opener, revealing rare and obscure fantasies the reader is unlikely to have previously encountered.
Gert Hekma used to be a fan of Marquis de Sade: not only was De Sade one of his favorite authors and a source of inspiration, he was also fascinated by De Sade's position on violence. He has used De Sade to provide his students with another perspective on sexuality and violence.
These books are available at various (second-hand) booksellers
1984 Nederlands Paperback 119 pages
1987 Nederlands Paperback 228 pages
1989 Nederlands Paperback 264 pages
1990 Nederlands Paperback 213 pages
1992 Nederlands Paperback 96 pages
1994 Nederlands Paperback 52 pages
1998 Nederlands Paperback 261 pages
2004 Nederlands Paperback 240 pages
2009 Nederlands Paperback 303 pages
2009 Nederlands Paperback 151 pages
2011 Nederlands Paperback 220 pages
2014 Nederlands Softcover and hardcover 292 pages