Dr Josephine Inkpin (she/her)

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Josephine Inkpin is the first openly licensed transgender Anglican priest in Australia, currently working as Minister of Pitt Street Uniting Church in Sydney.   She is a feminist church historian and theologian who has taught in several university, as well as other ministry, settings over many years.  Co-chair of Equal Voices, a peak Australian network of LGBTIQA+ Christians and allies, Jo has also been a prominent leader in Australian inter-faith, multicultural, Reconciliation, and other justice activities.

A former officer of the National Council of Churches in Australia and General Secretary of the NSW Ecumenical Council, and later described as a ‘Dangerous Woman of Queensland’ by the State Library, she was highlighted by Deloittes as one of the 2020 Out50 Outstanding LGBTI+ Leaders in Australia.  Through the University of Divinity in Melbourne she recently created the first Australian accredited Queer Theology university unit. 

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.