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Rara Rizal

Interpreter and translator in Jakarta Indonesia

Rara Rizal is a professional interpreter/translator who lives in Jakarta. Currently she is working for an international organization (German Development Corporation - GIZ) to provide technical assistance to the Indonesian Government in policy and bureaucratic reform. Rara is 23 years old, and has been open about her LGBT identity since the age of 18.

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Coming Out to My Conservative Family

BY RARA RIZAL
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 12, 2015

"Im very honored to be a speaker at this edition of PechaKucha especially since this is the first time I am talking openly and publicly about my life."

In Coming Out to my Convervative Family from Pechakucha Night Jakarta Vol. 21, Rara Rizal shares being open about her sexual orientation since she's 18 years old. Rara tells her story on how it affects her life and most of all, her relationship with her conservative family.