Professor Paula Gerber (she/her)

Headshot of Pauler Gerber smiling with a which background behind her

Paula Gerber is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and a leading expert on protecting and promoting the human rights of LGBTIQA+ persons. She has written numerous journal articles and book chapters on issues relating to persons of diverse genders and sexualities, and is the editor of the 3-volume research series Worldwide Perspectives on Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals, (2020) and the 2-volume collection Critical Perspectives on Human Rights Law in Australia (2021) (with Melissa Castan). 

Paula is also a Director of Kaleidoscope Human Rights Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation working to protect the human rights of LGBTIQA+ persons in the Asia-Pacific region.

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.