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He bronegrsma primarily known as a defender of the rights edwars paedophiles and an advocate of more lax legislation on public morality. Brongersma was born in Haarlem as the son of an ophthalmologist. He studied law at the University of Amsterdam — and obtained his degree in From to he was associated with a law firm in Haarlem while working on his doctoral dissertation on the Portuguese constitution of and Portuguese corporatism of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, whom he much admired at the time.
His dissertation, on the subject of the corporative state in Portugal, was published as a book and was reprinted several times. After World War II he quickly made a career for himself as a lawyer and politician as well as a prolific writer. He worked as an attorney in Amsterdam from toand between and he was active within the editorial board of the Dutch journal for the legal profession, Nederlands Juristenblad.
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Inhe was elected to the Dutch Senate for the Dutch Labour Party PvdA ; his term lasted from to and later he had a second term, from to In the same period —he was a member for the Dutch Labour Party of the Provincial States of North Holland and served on the town council of Heemstede. His career was abruptly interrupted inwhen he was arrested for having sexual relations with a year-old male. At the time, the age of consent for homosexual contacts was 21, based on article bis Dutch Criminal Code.
The conviction of Brongersma resulted in 11 months imprisonment. He subsequently continued his career in the s as a journalist and critic. From tohe was a member of the executive committee of the Dutch Labour Party in the Utrecht region.
In he was recruited for a four-year term as director of community work brongerma Haarlem. As a result of his conviction, he had been disbarred inbut re-admitted to the Dutch Bar in He resumed his legal practice and continued to work as a lawyer until From tohe was a senior lecturer at the Criminological Institute of Utrecht University, where he worked very closely with Professor of Law W.
Inat the request of the Dutch Labour Party, he rejoined the Senate for a second term which would last until edwadd resignation in From to he was chairman and spokesman for the Permanent Senate’s Committee for Justice. As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee he functioned from to Brongersma was primarily known for his publications and his advocacy of more liberal morality legislation, a subject in which he was keenly interested.
Because of his expertise, he played a major role in as a member of the Senate in abolishing Article bis of the Dutch Criminal Code, the same article on the basis of which he had been convicted in The age of consent for homosexual contacts was then lowered from 21 to 16 the same as for heterosexual contacts.
He advocated lowering brongesrma age of consent even further and allowing young people greater freedom to enter into sexual relations. In the course of his lifetime he collected a huge number of scientific and academic publications on these themes, consisting of a library and personal archives. In he donated them to a foundation bearing his name, the object of which as stated in its articles of association was “promoting scientific study and publications in the field of sexual relations between adults and young people”.
In the objective was broadened to “promoting research of the sexual-emotional health of children and young people”. After resigning from the Dutch Senate inBrongersma devoted himself completely to the objectives of his foundation.
It was then that he wrote his magnum opus “Loving Boys” published in two parts, andwhile continuing to expand his collections.
Brongersma published extensively on brongersm wide variety of topics, authoring some books and articles between and on social and philosophical subjects such as criminal law, constitutional law, criminology, philosophy, religion, sexology, legislation on public morals and literary topics. Able to speak ten Western European languages, he has written books on the Civil War in Spain, Portugal and the Portuguese, penal law and social problems.
Beginning with his years at the Criminological Institute, he has written extensively in the area of sexology, especially on pornography, ephebophilia, pedophilia and the age of consent.
His books on this subjects include: Brongersma’s work and activism regarding pedophilia focused exclusively on homosexual pedophilia between males and admitted several times that he knew little or nothing about heterosexual or lesbian pedophila.
Brongersma opposed the other prominent figure in the s pedophile emancipation movement in the Netherlands, psychologist Frits Bernard, who considered pedophilia not pathological irrespective of the gender of the participants. Brongersma died in by means of voluntary euthanasia.
His health failed and he grew lonely as his best friends died one by one. The social changes that had started in the s, in response to the sexual revolution of the s, caused him to become dispirited. Initially his pleas to liberalise legislation on public morals and the rights of paedophiles had been positively received by some, both in the Netherlands and internationally.
But gradually the social climate became less receptive to these ideas, even turning harsh and hostile. Following his death, discussion flared up in the Netherlands as to whether people who were weary of life should be allowed to end their lives with the aid of a physician.
Flip Sutorius, the doctor from Overveen who helped Brongersma in his chosen death, was prosecuted but not punished.
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A great deal of commotion ensued following his death when some of the visual material in his collections was seized. The images were deemed to be child pornography. Legislation passed in made it an offence to have such pictures “on hand”. After his death, his entire social-sexuological collections as well as his private archives were placed in the International Institute for Social History IISG in Amsterdam www. The executive board of the foundation continued its activities; inthe “Fund for Scientific Research of Sexuality” was set up, with the stated aims of: Contents Compilatie edward brongersma over pedofilie Early life Career Work Death References Early life Brongersma was born in Haarlem as the son of an ophthalmologist.
Career After World War II he quickly made a career for himself as a lawyer and politician as well as a prolific writer. Work Brongersma published extensively on a wide variety of topics, authoring some books and articles between and on social and philosophical subjects such as criminal law, constitutional law, criminology, philosophy, religion, sexology, legislation on public morals and literary topics. Death Brongersma died in by means of voluntary euthanasia.
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