Crystal Hendricks (she/her)

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Crystal Hendricks is a queer intersex feminist womxn. She is a human rights defender who has been at the forefront of advocating for policy change for intersex people in Africa, particularly South Africa.

Crystal is the Intersex Programme Officer at Iranti, a regional organization based in South Africa, and the acting administrator for Intersex South Africa. Crystal is also a Rainbow Advocacy fellowship scholar.

She is the current Chair of the ILGA World Intersex Steering Committee and an Advisory Board member of the Intersex Human Rights Fund. Her desire to see intersex people freely exercising their rights and freedoms drives her to work tirelessly to ensure that intersex issues are leading edge of policy discussions, and that intersex people are at the helm of driving such conversations. 

Acknowledgement of country

Sydney WorldPride will take place on the lands of the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidjigal, Darug, Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.