LGBTIQA+ multi-faith terminology project

Members of multicultural/multifaith LGBTIQA+ communities are invited to support the development of resources for translators and interpreters to familiarise them with LGBTIQA+ terminology.

Anyone who is a member of the LGBTIQA+ community and is a native speaker of one or more of the following languages can participate in the project. 

  • Indonesian
  • Persian
  • Portugese
  • Tamil
  • Thai
  • Turkish

Participants will join a workshop where they'll work with their peers and a translator/interpreter to develop an easy to understand and culturally specific explanation of LGBTIQA+ terminology in language.

You'll receive a gift voucher as recognition of your involvement in the project.

To ensure safety, all translators and interpreters involved in this project have attended an LGBTIQA+ Awareness Training delivered by AGMC and Ananda Training and Consultancy.

  • When: focus group workshops will take place in October and November.
    • Portuguese: 27 October (pending participant numbers)
    • Tamil: 3 November (pending participant numbers)
    • Thai: 10 November
    • Indonesian: TBC
    • Persian: TBC
    • Turkish: TBC
  • Time committment: 2 hours for a face-to-face focus group (6-8pm).
  • Where: Focus group workshop location TBC.

Expressions of interest: Contact Budi via email or text 0431 931 200 if you would like to know more about the project. 

This project is being conducted by AGMC (Australian GLBTIQA+ Multicultural Council) and RMIT, and is funded by the City of Melbourne.


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