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Marriage and people with intersex variations, a submission

Parliament

…International Australia. Submission on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill. January 2017. Available from: https://oii.org.au/31139/submission-marriage-amendment-2017/ Update: Senate hearing Morgan Carpenter participated in a Senate hearing in Canberra on 25 January, via teleconference. There are some errors in the proof version of Hansard, but the material is readable. Hansard transcripts of hearings References…

ABC’s The Drum publishes article by Morgan Carpenter: Normalising surgeries must end

Defend intersex rights

…#8217;s national broadcaster. We thank the ABC team for this opportunity to talk about The Senate committee report on the involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people. Read the full article ABC The Drum article by Morgan Carpenter, 15 November 2013 References The Dutch research: W Reitsma, MJ Mourits, M Koning, A Pascal, B van der Lei, “No (wo)man is an island – the influence of physicians’ personal predisposition to…

Intersex people and mental health: Morgan Carpenter’s speech at Courageous Voices conference

Courageous Voices conference

Morgan Carpenter was a plenary speaker at Courageous Voices, the LGBTI Mental Health Conference 2014. The event was held on 26-27 June at the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Hotel, 36 College Street in Sydney. The conference focused on LGBTI mental health and suicide prevention. Morgan spoke for 15 minutes on mental health and cultural issues as part of a wide ranging plenary session with Dr Gávi Ansara (LGBTI Health Alliance) and Margaret Maymen…

The OII Australia board

The OII Australia board

…an Ministerial Advisory Groups on LGBTI issues, and a board member of ILGA Oceania. Tony speaks nationally and internationally and has appeared on television, radio, magazines and newspapers discussing intersex human rights. Morgan Carpenter – Director, Co-Executive Director Articles by Morgan Articles about Morgan Morgan’s website Morgan Carpenter was elected to the role of president in 2013 and joined Tony Briffa as co-chair from…

Morgan Carpenter speaks at The Wheeler Centre: Intersex bodies and the society that shapes them

Wheeler Centre talk on intersex bodies

Morgan Carpenter spoke on “Intersex bodies and the society that shapes them” at Melbourne’s Wheeler Centre. The event took place at lunchtime on Thursday 26 November. In this lunchtime talk, he’ll introduce what intersex is, talk about its relevance to LGBT alliances, and cover key health, cultural and religious issues as they relate to intersex – and their mental health impact. Read an edited version of the speech The speech…

Statement on the Senate report ‘Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia’

Statement on the Senate report ‘Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia’

…therapeutic and non-therapeutic treatment has failed many intersex people in Australia. We welcome the recommendation for the proper oversight of individual cases. Guidelines, advisory committees and community participation Morgan Carpenter, President of OII Australia, says: We welcome legal scrutiny that is guided by human rights based frameworks and guidelines, protecting both the rights of the child and the future adult. It is essential that…