WHO WE ARE
The Observatori Contra l’Homofòbia (Observatory Against Homophobia) is made up of activists, professionals and volunteers specialised in different fields who make the OCH 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.
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.
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.
Ton - Complaints Office
I am a lawyer specialised in human rights and I currently coordinate the Complaints Office, a legal service the OCH offers to all the victims of LGBTI-phobic incidents. We register all the incidents that we’re aware of from our different channels. We also provide the victims with legal advice during the complaint process and judicial proceedings.
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 - Gabinet Jurídic i Registre d'Incidències
I am studying Law and Political and Administrative Sciences. I am part of the Complaints Office and I am in charge of attending, registering and updating LGBTI-phobic incidents. In addition, I also collaborate in the drafting of reports.
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.
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.
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.
Ainhoa - Psychosocial area. Feminist points and LGTBI
I am a social psychologist. At the OCH I have carried out psychosocial support for people who have experienced situations of discrimination due to LGTBI-phobia, as well as the creation and facilitation of trainings on sexual and gender affective diversity from an intersectional perspective. Currently, I am a psychologist at the Purple LGTBI Point in Sala Apolo with the aim of preventing, detecting and intervening in situations of sexist and LGTBI-phobic 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
Andrea - Psychosocial area. Training and Research
I am a psychologist, a teacher in mindfulness-based interventions and a master's student in psychosocial intervention. I am in charge of providing psychosocial support to people who have lived LGTBI-phobic experiences and of giving training on sexual and gender affective diversity.
Eva - Psychosocial area. Training and Research
I have a degree in Sociocultural Gender Studies and am currently studying for a master's degree in Research and Psychosocial Intervention. I am part of the Psychosocial Area team and among my tasks I highlight the creation and delivery of training on sexual and gender affective diversity and psychosocial support to people who have suffered situations of discrimination due to LGTBI-phobia.
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.
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.
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.