Thomas Kugler (Dipl.- Soz.paed.) works as freelance trainer and educational consultant at the Berlin educational institution KomBi (www.kombi-berlin.de). He has been facilitating trainings and counselling in the areas of anti-discrimination, gender, diversity and sexual identity since 1990. Together with his colleague Stephanie Nordt he has been training teachers, educators, students, public authorities etc. focusing on awareness raising and challenging homophobia. In 2003 Thomas was trained to be a diversity-trainer by the European Jewish Information Centre and the Northern Irish Council for Ethnic Minorities. He has developed training concepts and tools questioning heteronormativity in educational settings. Working languages: German, English, Dutch.