WHO WE ARE
The Observatori Contra l’
LGTBI-fòbia (Observatory Against LGTBI-phobia) is made up of activists, professionals and volunteers specialised in different fields who make the Observatori an instrument at the service of the LGBTI community and the citizenship.
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Eugeni - President
I am the president of the organisation. I’ve been an activist since '85 and I’m in charge of institutional representation and activities related to political impact. I studied law and I do my part at the Complaints Office. Besides, I am one of the main people dealing with the media.
Cristian - Technical Coordinator
I am a social psychologist and I am in charge of coordinating the different areas of the organisation. To be more specific, I am involved in the development of project content, psychosocial support for people who have suffered discrimination due to LGBTI-phobia and I provide training on affective, sexual and gender diversity to different social and institutional agents.
Patrícia - Training & Research & Management
I have a PhD in Social Psychology and I am currently in charge of the Status of LGBTI-phobia in Catalonia Annual Report. We quantitatively and qualitatively analyse the incidents that took place during the year. I am also in charge of people management and the administrative tasks of the organisation.
Albert - Complaints Office & Management
I am a lawyer. I register and update incidents of people who have suffered LGBTI-phobic discrimination. I also monitor the status and evolution of the registered cases and provide legal assistance and advice to the victims. In addition, I carry out administrative tasks for the organisation.
Bárbara - Complaints Office
I am a jurist specialised in criminal law, women and gender. My tasks at the OCH consist of providing legal advice to people who have suffered LGBTI-phobic aggressions. I also perform management tasks at the Complaints Office and dedicate my time to the theoretical study of the legislation and its application to the cases.
Marc - Legal Office and Incident Registry
I am a political scientist and lawyer specializing in anti-discrimination law. I coordinate the Legal Office of the Observatory, in addition to carrying out other tasks such as preparing legislative analysis reports and providing training on LGBTBI+ matters. I am also part of the Incident Registry area where I am in charge of registering and monitoring LGBTI-phobic incidents; carry out their quantitative analysis and provide legal advice to the people who have suffered them.
Ton - Complaints Office
I am a lawyer specializing in criminal law, immigration law and human rights. I collaborate with the Legal Office advising victims of LGTBI-phobia and assuming their defense in any type of criminal procedure.
Marc - Complaints Office
I am a lawyer and I coordinate the legal services of the OCH. I provide legal assistance to victims of LGBTI-phobia, promote criminal and administrative proceedings for the defense of victims' rights and analyse data relating to the complaints received. I also provide training on hate crimes and other legal tools against LGBTI-phobia to different social and institutional agents.
Marc – Legal and Volunteer Office
I am a lawyer specialized in criminal law and criminal procedural law. I am part of the Legal Office and my task consists in giving legal advice to those victims of crimes related to LGBTI-phobia, as well as accompanying and representing them in the resulting legal proceedings. In addition, I am also a member of the Voluntariat.
Jose - Volunteering Coordinator
I’m a lawyer specialised in Labor Relations and Human Resources. I have an advanced Diploma in Occupational Risk Prevention and I’m currently working as a civil servant in the Higher Council of Justice. LGBTI activist since 1996, I am now responsible for the coordination of OCH volunteers and the selection and training of new recruits.
Sergio - Volunteering
I am a hairdresser by profession. I am in charge of coordinating the team of volunteers, as well as their training and selection.
Mònica - Psychosocial Area
I am a clinical psychologist. I coordinate the Women's Support and LGBTI Information Points in different leisure spaces. My work consists of providing women and/or LGBTI people who have been victims of gender-based violence and/or LGBTI-phobia with psychosocial care and emotional support.
Victor - Psychosocial area. Feminist points and LGTBI
I am a psychologist, criminologist and gestalt therapist, currently training in Trauma. I am in the psychosocial area within the feminist and LGTBI points attending to people who have been victims of sexist and/or LGTBI-phobic violence in different leisure spaces.
Isa -Feminist points and LGTBI
I am an information and care technician in feminist and LGBTI points of music festivals and leisure halls.
Cristina - Psychosocial area. Feminist points and LGTBI
I'm a social psychologist, I'm part of the Psychosocial Area and I'm currently in charge of the Purple LGTBI Point at Sala Apolo.
Matxalen - Psychosocial area. Feminist points and LGTBI
I am a social psychologist and I am specializing in intervention with groups of women and children and adolescents. I am part of the psychosocial area of the Observatory and I work at the Lila and LGTBI+ Point of Sala Apolo, advising, informing and accompanying people, with the aim of detecting and intervening in situations of sexist and LGBTIphobic violence.
Pau - Psychosocial area. Feminist points and LGTBI
I am a psychologist specializing in LGBTIQ+ and feminist issues. Currently, I am part of the Psychosocial Area and I am Equality Advisor in the Razzmatazz Room
Emerson - Research
I have a PhD in Social Psychology and I currently co-managing the Status of LGBTI-phobia in Catalonia Annual Report. We quantitatively and qualitatively analyse the incidents that took place during the year. I am also the tutor of the students of the Official Master's Degree in Psychosocial Intervention of the Departmental Section of Social Psychology of the University of Barcelona who carry out their internships at the OCH.
Daniel - Communications Consultant
I am a political scientist and I am in charge of coordinating the area of communication and press. I manage social networks, the digital ecosystem and the website. This includes preparing digital campaigns, organising and monitoring communication and anything related to the media.
Núria - Communications Consultant
I'm a journalist and I'm part of the Communication Department of the OCH. To be more precise, I'm in charge of planning and editing audiovisual projects, activities and/or events of the organisation.
Jordi - Graphic design
I am a graphic designer and I am in charge of the design and layout of the Report on the State of LGBTI-phobia, the annual reports and the posters for the LGBTI vindications.
Camp Tarragona OCH Team – Partnerships
We are Montse, Laura and Mons, and we are part of the OCH team in Camp de Tarragona. We occasionally support the work of the organisation and offer legal advice and psychosocial help. We think it’s important that the OCH is extended all over Catalonia.
Pau - OCH Girona
Activist for the liberation of LGTBi, currently president of the FAGC and trade unionist and labor advisor of CCOO de Girona. Member of the Espai LGTBI de Girona from where we carry out different activities and campaigns for the visibility of LGTBI groups. In coordination with the OCH to identify and advise cases of LGTBI-phobia in Girona counties.
Carla - Col·laboracions
Sóc artista, coneguda com a Xols, em dedico a punxar música de diferents gèneres com música industrial, deep house, electrònica de regust pop, en els esdeveniments festius que organitza l’entitat.
José - Partnerships
I am a psychologist specialised in social intervention. I am part of the psychosocial team of the OCH, and we support people who have suffered discrimination due to LGBTI-phobia in any area of their lives. We also provide training on LGBTI diversity from an intersectional perspective.