Judit Takács is a research professor at the Centre for Social Sciences – Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence. Her main research interests cover family practices, childlessness, the social history of homosexuality, homophobia and genderphobia. Her most recent publications include an edited volume on the Paradoxical Right-Wing Sexual Politics in Europe, a book chapter on How to Conserve Kertbeny’s Grave? A Case of Post-Communist Queer Necrophilia, and articles on Liberating Pathologization? The Historical Background of the 1961 Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Hungary (with T. PTóth) and Democracy deficit and homophobic divergence in 21st century Europe (with I. Szalma).