Individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or asexual face significant barriers in accessing health care. These barriers are heightened when a person is both LGBTQIA and also limited English proficient (LEP). In an effort to support healthcare interpreters and interpreter trainers in incorporating LGBTQIA issues into interpreter training and practice, NCIHC has compiled the following list of resources:


Standards of Care

Barriers and Health Disparities

Definitions and Language

Culture and Biases

Sensitive Health Issues

Additional Resources for Trainers

Multilingual Resources for Interpreters

Additional Resources