Final Conference
PeerLGT

Empowering LGT Young People
Against Violence

A P2P Model

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Università degli Studi di Torino

Università degli Studi di Napoli

University College Dublin

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

University of Hertfordshire

Ozara Slovenija

LGBTQIEmpowering Realities

Challenging Homophobia and Transphobia

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February, 11 – 12, 2015
International and Interdisciplinary
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University of Turin
Department of Psychology

University College Dublin
School of Social Justice
University of Hertfordshire
School of Health and Social Work
University of Naples Federico II
Department of Humanistic Studies
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Political Science and Sociology Faculty

OZARA Slovenija
Life Quality National Association

Invited Lecturers

  • Prof. Paolo Valerio
  • Prof. Vittorio Lingiardi

February, 11 – 12, 2015

Aula Magna - Cavallerizza Reale
Via Verdi, 9
Turin, Italy

For any information: Prof. Brustia, Dr. Rollè, ; ; +39 331 4374541


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The Final Conference of "Empowering LGBT young people: a peer to peer model" will take place in Turin, 11th and 12th February 2015.


International Scientific Committee

  • Piera Brustia (University of Turin, IT)
  • Elisa Marino (University of Turin, IT)
  • Luca Rollè (University of Turin, IT)
  • Paolo Valerio (University “Federico II” of Naples, IT)
  • Anna Lisa Amodeo (University “Federico II” of Naples, IT)
  • Shula Ramon (University of Hertfordshire, UK)
  • Julia Warrener (University of Hertfordshire, UK)
  • Eva Herrero Galiano (Complutense University of Madrid, ES)
  • David Berná Serna (Complutense University of Madrid, ES)
  • Rok Podkrajšek (Ozara Slovenia, SI)
  • Maureen Lyons (University College Dublin, IR)
  • Aideen Quilty (University College Dublin, IR)

Organizing Scientific Secretariat

  • Angela Caldarera
  • Eva Gerino
  • Silvia Abbà
  • Valentina Battaglia
  • Roberto Ceschina
  • Cristina Comeglio
  • Roberta Fazzino
  • Alessandro Gullotta
  • Silvia Vinotti
  • Fabiana Arena
  • Elena Berlingeri

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Conference Programme

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

8.00 - 8.30 Registration

8.30 - 9.30 Welcome address

9.30 - 10.15 Lecture by Vittorio Lingiardi: “Born this way? The Science of sexual orientation and its implications”

10.15 - 10.30 Coffee break

10.30 - 11.45 Symposium A: Empowering LGT Young People Against Violence: A Peer to Peer Model

11.45 - 13.00 Symposium B: Creating Awareness about Homophobia and Transphobia: Paths, Projects, Studies and Educational Strategies

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break

14.00 - 15.30 Symposium C: Gender Stereotypes, Heteronormativity and Heterosexism: Groups, Individuals, Families

15.30 - 17.00 Symposium D: Sexual Orientation and Sexual Identity: Clinical Contributions and Study Cases

17.00 - 17.15 Coffee break

17.15 - 18.15 Symposium E: LGBTQI Lifes, Identities, Pasts and Social Representations

18.15 - 19.00 Video session: Abomination: Homosexuality and the Ex-Gay Movement

20.00 Social Dinner

Thursday, February 12, 2015

8.30 - 9.00 Welcome address

9.00 - 9.45 Lecture by Paolo Valerio: “Gender variant people between pathologisation, social Stigma and Resilience”

9.45 - 11.15 Symposium F: Challenging Homophobia and Transphobia: From Projects to Empowerment

11.15 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 13.00 Symposium G: Not Only Sexuality: Minorities, Realities and Resources of LGBTQI

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break

14.00 - 15.30 Symposium H: From Inside to Outside: The Complex Way of LGBTQI People

15.30 - 15.45 Coffee break

15.45 - 17.15 Symposium I: LGBTQI in Family, Organisation, Work Place, Relation and Legal World


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Symposia Sessions


Wednesday, February 11, 2015

8.00 - 8.30 Registration

8.30 - 9.30 Welcome Address

Ajani G. Rector of University of Turin

Geminiani G.C. Director Department of Psychology, University of Turin

Brustia P. Vice Director Department of Psychology, University of Turin

Curti I. Commissioner for Youth and Equal Opportunities, Comune di Torino

Cerutti M. Commissioner for Equal Opportunities, Regione Piemonte

Lombardo A. President of the Psychologists Register of Piedmont

Zennaro A. President of Second cycle degree in Clinical Psychology: Health and Community Intervention

Spanò M. Confidential Counsellor, University of Turin

Giorcelli S. President of The Guarantee Committee

Rollè L. European’s Project Lead


9.30 - 10.15 Lecture by Vittorio Lingiardi
Born this way? The Science of sexual orientation and its implications

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10.15 - 10.30 Coffee break


10.30 - 11.45
Symposium A
Empowering LGT Young People Against Violence: A Peer to Peer Model Chairman: Luca Rollè

Positive Action Promoting Change
Quilty A.

Power to promote. LGBTQI empowerment
Amodeo A.L., Scandurra C., Picariello S., Rodriguez E., Monaco S., Valerio P.

Waves of Change: Peer to peer. About Resistance and strategies at the hetero-patriarchal violence in youth
Cabezas A., Barón S., Martínez Valle C., Cairo C., Lois M.

Evaluating the effectiveness of fostering empowerment and resilience strategies by young LGBT adults in a European action research
Ramon S., Warrener J.

Dissemination of the P2P LGT project
Dobnik B.

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11.45 - 13.00
Symposium B
Creating Awareness about Homophobia and Transphobia: Paths, Projects, Studies and Educational Strategies Chairman: Aideen Quilty

Local policies for LGBTQI young people equality and safety: the city of Torino lgbt office experience
Truppa G., Emprin R.

Tales and discrimination: an awareness path for children and their families
Gullotta A., Gerino E.

Dancing princes and rugby princesses Multi-membership in small communities
Montabone M.

A project of intervention against homophobic bullying to support the quality of relationships in the schools
Taurino A., De Caro M., Greco R., Serino C.

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13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break


14.00 - 15.30
Symposium C
Gender Stereotypes, Heteronormativity and Heterosexism: Groups, Individuals, Families Chairman: Shula Ramon

Objectivation and gender stereotypes: the key role of mass media
Rollero C., De Piccoli N.

Legal reasoning and gender stereotypes in the case law from a comparative family law perspective
Falletti E.

Are perceptual distorsion in political area consequences of gender stereotypes?
Urea R.

On sexuation: how psychoanalysis can contribute to break with the idea of sexual norm
Bolgiani P.

Painting by numbers: examining participants’ quantitative responses at pre, post and follow-up programme data collection stages concerning the impact of the P2P project
Lloyd M.

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14.00 - 15.30
Symposium D
Sexual Orientation and Sexual Identity: Clinical Contributions and Study Cases Chairman: David Berna

Lacanian Psychoanalitic clinical practice with queer transgenders
Nicotra M.

Lacanian Psychoanalytic clinical practice with queer transgenders
Morrone S.

Multicausal discrimination: sexuality and social dynamics of European chub and chasers
Florea M.M., Vasilescu V.C.

Information behaviour of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual (lgbt)
Andres T, González-Teruel, A.

Crucial moment
Arzente G. F.

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17.00 - 17.15 Coffee break


17.15 - 18.15
Symposium E
LGBTQI Lifes, Identities, Pasts and Social Representations Chairman: Paolo Valerio

Putting families of origin into the queer picture
Bertone C.

About gay-parenting: a study to explore social representations
Rodriguez E., Cuccurullo A., De Simone G., Cesarano V.P.

The impact of homophobic and transphobic bullying on education and employment opportunities
Rise E., Formby E.

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18.15 - 19.00
Video session
Abomination: Homosexuality and the Ex-Gay Movement Discussion with Piera Brustia and Vittorio Lingiardi

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20.00 Social dinner


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Thursday, February 12, 2015

8.30 - 9.00 Welcome Address

Battaglia A. Coordinamento Torino Pride

Giusta M. Casa Arcobaleno

Vecchioni F. President of Diversity Association

Mattana I. Collettivo LGBT – Identità Unite

Viotti D. Member of the European Parliament (Video Talk)


9.00 - 9.45 Lecture by Paolo Valerio
Gender variant people between pathologisation, social Stigma and Resilience

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9.45 - 11.15
Symposium F
Challenging Homophobia and Transphobia: From Projects to Empowerment Chairman: Luca Rollè

LeCoseCambiano@Rome (ThingsChange@Rome): A project to Prevent Homophobic Bullying, Gender Segregation, and Gender Violence in Schools
Lingiardi V., Baiocco R., Nardelli N., Ioverno S., Tanzilli A., Nappa M.R., Orfano I.

Psychologically Relevant Mechanism of Empowerment and Resilience in LGBT Individuals
Podkrajsek R.

Queering Research. Critical research methodologies from Peer to peer perspective
Berna D., Herrero E., Villaamil F., Jerez A.

Transgender identities in Italy: between structural stigma and European pressures
Amodeo A.L., Picariello S., Scandurra C., Monaco S., Valerio P.

LGBTQI rights: anti-discrimination policies at the University of Turin
Spanò M., Patti V.

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11.15 - 11.30 Coffee break


11.30 - 13.00
Symposium G
Not Only Sexuality: Minorities, Realities and Resources of LGBTQI Chairman: Rok Podkrajšek

Intersectionality: Person with Disability who identify as LGBTQI
Azzopardi Lane C. L.

Psychological support group for parents as intervention tool in the care of families with gender dysphoric children
Caldarera A., Baietto C., Brustia P.

Internalized sexual stigma and psychological well-being: exploratory research on italian and belgian gay and lesbian people
Lorenzi G., Miscioscia M., Simonelli A.

Sexual satisfaction individuals with gender dysphoria after sexual reassignment surgery: a case report
Quattrini F., Di Nardo M., Maiella R., Fulcheri M.

Place Pedagogies of LGBTQI Empowerment
Quilty A.

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13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break


14.00 - 15.30
Symposium H
From Inside to Outside: The Complex Way of LGBTQI People Chairman: Luca Rollè

The Homophobic Discourse Remembering the Authoritarian Personality. A Case Study
Barbetta P., Bella A., Barazzetti A.

A Transsexual parent recount his transition
Ricci M. E., Mamo F., Miano P.

Gender variance in childhood and adolescence, social inclusion and school drop out: strategies to support psychological wellbeing
Caldarera A., Crespi C., Mineccia V., Finzi S., Molo M. T., Massara D.

... and the daughter said: “Can I call daddy hir? (hir: him plus her)”
Petiva P., Spirito M., Ghersi S., Siragusa R.

Exploring the Language of Empowerment from Transphobia to Transpositivity
McGarry P.

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15.30-15.45 Coffee break


15.45 - 17.15
Symposium I
LGBTQI in Family, Organisation, Work Place, Relation and Legal World Chairman: Luca Rollè

Discrimination in the workplace: an empirical study of perceived diversity climate and coming out
Ramaci T., Aiello F.

Therapeutic project for integration: a proposal to help the supporting relationship
Bechis D., Mancini S., Notari D., Spagna N., Larosa P., Baietto C.

Diversity Media Awards LGBT Representation in the italian Media: from academic research to popularization
Bionda M.L., Vecchioni F.M.A.

Homophobia and transphobia in the Italian legal system
Potè M.

LGB-silent-T phenomenon in the Irish LGBT Movement
Finlay L.

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