Morgan Carpenter (he/him)

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Morgan Carpenter is an intersex man, a bioethicist and executive director of Intersex Human Rights Australia. He created the intersex flag in 2013, now used all around the world. He has been a contractor or consultant to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, World Health Organization, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, and ACT government, and an advisory group or reference group member for the Australian Human Rights Commission, Australian Bureau of Statistics, and NSW Health.

He participated in the first expert meeting held by the UN on ending human rights violations against intersex persons in 2015. During 2017, Morgan was a signatory and member of a drafting committee for the Yogyakarta Principles plus 10 on the application of international human rights law in relation to sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics. 

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.