Topic Workgroups

The Testimonial And Support Section

  • The Testimonial Commission:
    • Manages the hotline;
    • Trains hotline advisors;
    • Keeps partners' directory and useful and legal contacts up to date.
  • The Email Watch Group:
    • Collects online testimonials.
  • The Support Commission:
    • Helps individual victims;
    • Reviews cases received by the association;
    • Performs legal analysis of cases;
    • Provides legal support (utilizing the French High Authority Against Discrimination and For Equality, reporting to Unions or other competent authorities, etc.).

The Prevention Section

  • In-School Intervention Commission:
    • Performs in schools everywhere in France;
    • Trains association members who are willing to visit schools and to introduce the association's work to students;
    • Remains available to provide support to any school or academic administration.
  • Adult Training Commission:
    • Trains professionals involved in sectors such as health, social work, justice, police, trade unions, etc.;
    • Designs its own training processes and adjusts them to each type of audience;
    • Remains available to provide support to professionals.
  • Lesbophobia Commission:
    • Introduces the association and dispenses information within the lesbian scene;
    • Ensures gay/lesbian equity in every commission;
    • Focuses on specific lesbian matters.
  • Teenagers Workgroup
  • Homophobic Work Environment Workgroup
  • International Relations Workgroup

The Action Section

  • Annual Report Commission:
    • Reviews the testimonies received through the hotline and website, and watches the usual news media for covering of homophobia;
    • Writes SOS homophobie's annual report on homophobia.
  • Event/Happening Commission:
    • Organizes events to promote the association and raise public awareness;
    • Organizes festivals to collect funds and help the association financially.
  • The Administration Board
    • Reacts to events through press communiqués and through the association's relations with the media;
    • Approves the association acting as Civil Partners with homophobia victims in the Judicial System;
    • Provides the overall management of the association;

      - Develops and manages relationships with other associations, the national government, local governmental authorities, etc.