Category Archives: News


  We are happy to say that the DIVERCITY Final Conference was a great success! Partners and experts from all over Europe joined us in Barcelona last Friday November 3rd to share the conclusions of the DIVERCITY Project in the Final Conference. All speakers were excellent and their contributions were compelling which translated into a […]

Belgian NGO “Genres Pluriels” launches a brochure on transidentities

The Belgian NGO Genres Pluriels has launched the brochure on transidentities entitled «Transgender/Multiple Identities – Support, Rights, Health, Youth, Employment…All well informed». The objective of the publication is to improve the struggle against discriminations and transphobia by providing reliable and comprehensive information for transgender people and their relatives, for professionals and for general public, respecting […]

Round Table on Transphobia coordinated by UB during the Week of Antropology, Barcelona

During the celebration of the Week of Anthropology (24-29 April, Barcelona), the research group GENI on gender, identity and diversity with the Catalan Insitute of Anthropology (ICA) collaborated with the European Social Research Unit (UB) to coordinate the round table “Transgènere i sistema de sexe/gènere. Normativitats, violències i resistències” (Transgender and the sex/gender system. Normativities, […]

Observatory Against Homophobia launches education tool for the affective, sexual, and gender diversity

The Observatory Against Homophobia (Observatori contra l’Homofòbia in Catalan) and the Alternative Interunion of Catalonia (Intersindical Alternativa de Catalunya – IAC) presented, last December, a guide for schools with tools to work on the affective, sexual, and gender diversity. School harassment for sexual orientation or gender identity reasons is increasing in the Catalonia, and according […]

ATTEND THE WORKSHOP ON: Education Programme on Affective and Sexual Life at School (EVRAS) // DIVERSITÉS DES ORIENTATIONS SEXUELLES & GENRE

HOW TO INTEGRATE THE DIVERSITY OF SEXUAL ORIENTATIONS WITHIN THE EDUCATION PROGRAMME ON AFFECTIVE AND SEXUAL LIFE AT SCHOOL (EVRAS)  [DIVERSITÉS DES ORIENTATIONS SEXUELLES & GENRE]   Alter Visio and Cherleroi Thuin’s local center of health promotion presents the workshop How to integrate the diversity of sexual orientations within the Education Programme on Affective and […]

Palgrave-Macmillan Celebrates #LGBTHistoryMonth

#LGBTHistoryMonth Since the last LGBT History Month in February 2016, a number of strides towards gender and sexual equality have been made, giving significant cause for celebration, however the LGBT+ community still faces significant discrimination, inequalities and threats which must be overcome. LGBT History Month celebrates a multitude of accomplishments by the community, whilst keeping […]

Psychiatric diagnosis is no longer necessary for gender reassignment

“Farewell to gender disphoria diagnosis” says the opening line of an article published in the Society section of the online Catalan newspaper– As of October 2016 the Catalan Department of Health has implemented a new model of approach for transexual individuals who are seeking medical treatment.  The traditional method of seeking such treatment required that the […]