Philippos Paganis is a graduand student in the Department of Psychology, in Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, and a member of the scientific team of «Orlando LGBT+ Mental Health Beyond the Stigma», the first scientific organisation in Greece to specialise in the mental health of LGBTQI people. For the past seven years he has been actively involved in LGBTQI activism, as a volunteer and member of «Colour Youth – Athens LGBTQ Youth Community». From 2015 until the end of 2017 he was a member of Colour Youth’s Management Team, as Community Building Officer (2015) and as Manager (2016-2017). Since the beginning of 2018 he is working on supporting and empowering trans youth, managing the program «Transcending Youth». Furthermore, he works as an adults’ trainer on issues around sexual orientation and gender identity.