Homosexual couple holding hands and smiling at each other

Sexual and gender diversity

Find out all about the services and resources aimed at the LGBTI community (lesbians, gays, transsexuals, bisexuals and intersexuals), as well as the initiatives launched to promote respect for sexual and gender diversity and fighting LGTBI-phobia.

Drawings by children of different cultures

Barcelona, city of rights

Get to know the city organisations that promote and defend your rights and can help you if you find yourself facing discrimination on the grounds of religion, race or sexual orientation.

Citizen Rights and Diversity. Barcelona City Council

Anti-rumour Network

A collaborative initiative for debunking rumours and stereotypes that create problems for positive community life.

BCN Anti-rumour. Barcelona City Council (ES)

Recently arrived father and son on the Rambla del Raval


Discover the new residents and legal advice programmes for people that have recently arrived in Barcelona. 

Refuge City

Barcelona has been taking part in the reception of refugees and asylum seekers since day one, integrating them into its neighbourhoods and their daily social and cultural life. Find out more.

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Office for Non-Discrimination (OND)

A human-rights defence service you can turn to if you are experiencing or have experienced any form of discrimination or hate crime, especially on the grounds of origins, cultural or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity. In addition, it also offers training programmes and resources on equal rights.

Office for Non-Discrimination (OND). Barcelona City Council

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Office of Religious Affairs (OAR)

An office that provides advice on the daily issues of religious communities, training, mediation in religion-related disputes and information on the spaces and services that Barcelona’s various religious groups offer.

Office of Religious Affairs (OAR). Barcelona City Council

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Municipal Council of Roma People

The Municipal Council of Roma People fights discrimination and sees to improving the well-being and quality of life of this collective.

Municipal Council of Roma People

Arab girl in a library looking at books

Municipal Immigration Council

The Barcelona Municipal Immigration Council works to achieve effective integration of immigrants in Barcelona.

Barcelona Municipal Immigration Council

Kids of different nationalities jumping and laughing in a park


Here in Barcelona we live with people from all over the world, with different traditions, cultures and languages. The BCN Interculturality Programme is a crosscutting proposal that affects all City Council departments, and presents a new way to address and understand harmonious coexistence in diversity.

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Blogoteca Amb Diversitat EN

The blog centre

Want to know what else is on the Internet? We have compiled a collection of websites and blogs to help you make the most of the city.

Rainbow Cities

Barcelona is part of the Rainbow Cities network, an organisation of cities that aims to exchange experiences on LGTBI policies.

Casal Lambda

Non-profit association centre that aims to normalise homosexuality. (CAT)

Sos racisme

Defence of human rights, equality and equal opportunities. (CAT)

Solidarity Cities

A network of European cities for jointly managing the refugee crisis

Panteres Grogues

An association that aims to offer a space where gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transsexuals can freely pursue a sports activity.

Enllaç Foundation

Aims to protect the assets and environment of LGTB individuals in situation of vulnerability and dependence. (CAT)

Secretariado gitano

Social association for the development of the Gypsy Community. (ES)


Federation of Gypsy Associations of Catalonia. (ES)


Pride Festival in Barcelona.


Catalan Association for the Integration of Homosexual, Bisexual and Transsexual Immigrants. (ES)

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