We deliver training and public speaking/lecture on diverse sexuality, sex and gender identity (LGBTIQ) to a wide range of audience. We specialise on examining the intersections that exist in the LGBTIQ community.
University of New England, NSW
LGBTIQ+, Intersectionality, and Inclusion Training, 22 - 24 July 2019
Budi and Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli from Deakin University delivered a series of training on LGBTIQ+, intersectionality, and inclusion to University of New England's staff and students. The training was custom designed to provide students with the opportunity to brainstorm ideas on LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice to be implemented at the University of New England. It was also an opporutnity for UNE's staff to receive the skills and knowledge to create an inclusive environment based on the students' input.
The training is delivered on behalf of the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC Inc).
West Metro and North Metro Diversity Forum
Key Note Speaker, Intersectionality and Aged Care Diversity Framework, March 2019
The key note speech is designed to inform participants of intersectionality and its relation to the Aged Care Diversity Framework. Participants received information about intersectionality, the unique lived experiences of LGBTI consumers in the aged care, and the need to incorporate intersectionality as part of the Aged Care Diversity Framework and Action Plan.
SSI Champions Network Training
Gender and Sexual Diversity Training, March 2019
The bespoke training was designed to equip SSI Champions Network with knowledge in gender and sexual diversity, as well as intersectionality between culture, ethnicity, and LGBTI identities. Participants were informed of sexual diversity, diverse gender identitites, intersex variations, and ways to create an inclusive space for staff and consumers.
The training was delivered on behalf of the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC Inc).
Victorian Institute of Counselling and Coaching (VICC)
LGBTIQ and Intersectionality, November 2018
The specially designed training explored sexuality, sex, and gender diversity, as well as unpacking power ideologies, intersectionality, and LGBTIQ identities. The training was delivered to Diploma of Counselling students, drawing their lived experiences, knowledge, and expertise to understand intersectionality and counselling services.
NDIS LAC (Brotherhood of St Laurence and Latrobe Health Services)
LGBTIQ and Disatbility Training, August - November 2018
The training is designed to inform NDIS Local Area Coordinator at the Brotherhood of St Laurence to understand issues faced by LGBTIQ individuals with disability, and empower them to create a safe and inclusive environment for NDIS participants. The training is co-presented with an LGBTIQ Disability advocate, Kirrily Hayward and in partnership with Melba Support Services. The training is held across several sites, including Coburg, Preston, Broadmeadows, Frankston, Thomastown, Greensborough, Sunshine and Melton. The training was also delivered in two regional areas, Wangaratta and Moe. The training is funded by GALFA.
Living Positive Victoria
Peer Facilitation Training, November 2017, November 2018, July 2019
The 3-hours session was designed to explore sexual health and working with diverse population. Participants were given practical tools to normalise diverse sexual identity and sexual practices in relation to sexual health. Participants also explored unconscious bias and its influence in group facilitation.
West Metro Sector Development Team
"Budi Sudarto is a highly skilled, gifted and passionate educator. At our recent Diversity Forum Budi delivered a keynote presentation on intersectionality. Budi seamlessly unpacked the concept and provided an accessible and eloquent presentation where participants felt connected and inspired as well as appreciative of Budi’s generosity and humour. Budi brings humility, depth and humanity to complex theoretical frameworks as well as sparking joy through this knowledge transfer, creating a safe space that enables learning and the consideration of new or challenging ideas."
Health Promotion Officer
Living Positive Victoria
"I found Budi very professional to deal with and he provided great flexibility in delivering the content to ensure it was appropriate for the trainees. The trainees all complimented him and told me that he should be used again."
North Metro Sector Development Team
"Budi did a presentation on intersectionality at the North Metro and West Metro Diversity Forum. He was engaging, considered his audience and presented in a way that was insightful and compassionate. I would definitely recommend Budi for future workshops relating to diversity and inclusion.”