The Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) PCG is a coalition of SOGI civil society organisations working together and through GAP (General Assembly of Partners) and UN Habitat to:
"Respond to issues and challenges facing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Two-Spirited + (LGBTQI2S+) people of all ages, ethnicity, income level and backgrounds, living in cities across the world."
Dr. Joy Masuhara
Joy is Co-Chair of Women Transforming Cities International Society (WTC) . She has been actively involved in WTC’s participation in UN Habitat as a participant and speaker. She has been a lead on the Women Friendly Cities Challenge project which was launched at the World Urban Forum 9 in 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.
Joy works in Vancouver as a physician in the area of older adult mental health and has a special interest in how multicultural issues impact health outcomes. She serves on several Boards and Committees related to elder care, equity, diversity and inclusion, and applies an intersectional feminist lens to her work.
Prior SOGI activist work includes being a litigant in the legal case which resulted in Canada becoming the 3rd country in the world to legalize same sex marriage in 2003
Danilo is a worldwide representative of LGBTIQ + people for the General Assembly of Allies of HABITAT III United Nations.
He is the Director of the Diverse Dialogue Organization, which works in the promotion, guarantee and defense of Human Rights, with emphasis on LGBTI people, gender and democracy.
Since the creation of the organization's protection program "MI CASA FUERA DE CASA", it has supported more than 3,600 LGBTIQ + refugees and migrants from Venezuela in Ecuador.
Danilo is the producer of "Dialogando Ando", YouTube and Facebook alternative communication platform that promotes youth leaders in Latin America and social issues.
He is an international lecturer on police participation from diversity and a TEDx speaker.