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Bodily integrity: a figure of a body enclosed in a circle

Bodily integrity

…issues are articulated in the most vivid ways possible in a debate between Morgan Carpenter, and a bioethicist and 2 paediatric surgeons speaking at an event for University of Melbourne medical students in June 2020 (Hutson, et al. 2020). The video debate is highly commended as a way of understanding and hearing clinical thinking at the highest levels in Australia. Our position Affirm the Darlington Statement → Yogyakarta Principles plus 10 → Our…

Intersex people in sport


…uenced public discussion. The present situation is one where, according to Morgan Carpenter, the case of Caster Semenya illustrates: a convenience-based approach to classification of sex where choices about the status of people with intersex variations are made by others according to their interests at that time (Carpenter 2020). Carpenter concludes by stating that, even “where inconvenient, sex assigned at birth should always be respected unless…

Identification document

Identification documents

…ly collected when and where necessary. The current situation reflects what Morgan Carpenter (2018a) describes as a harmful contradiction in law and policy in Australia: In practice, intersex bodies remain “normalized” or eliminated by medicine, while society and the law “others” intersex identities. That is, medicine constructs intersex bodies as either female or male, while law and society construct intersex identities as neither female nor male….

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Five years of the not-for-profit company

…company is officially incorporated. The founder members and directors are Morgan Carpenter, Karin Gottschalk, Jo Proctor, Priscilla Quirk, Chris Somers and Gina Wilson. Gina is the founding president. 12 May 2010: Michael Noble writes on representations of Klinefelter Syndrome. 22 May 2010: Gina gives a TEDx talk in Sydney. 2010: The movie Orchids, My Intersex Adventure, by AISSGA’s Phoebe and Bonnie Hart, is released. It includes segments with C…

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…tersex-Related Research Must Have Direct Input from Intersex Community’ by Morgan Carpenter, in the Star Observer, 21 October 2015. → Millions of dollars of Australian research funds go towards discovery of genetic causes of intersex variations. Rationales for such research have included “psychological trauma” (University of Queensland undated), yet no public funds support intersex-led peer and family support to address this issue. Medicine and Na…

Morgan Carpenter at LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth conference

Morgan Carpenter at LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth conference

…land: #LGBTIhrc panel re: Commonwealth @bisialimi @tabengm @beckykent1962 @morgancarpenter @SilvanAgius — Silvan Agius (@SilvanAgius) July 20, 2014 Great to have Morgan Carpenter putting #intersex atthe centre of discussion #lgbtihrc @LGBTIScotland @Kaleidoscope_T — Matthew Waites (@MatthewWaites) July 18, 2014 Eloquent and hard hitting words from speaker Morgan Carpenter on intersex people aro…

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Morgan Carpenter: new peer-reviewed papers on medical “normalisation” and legal “othering”

…ing on the right to bodily integrity and principles of self-determination. Morgan Carpenter. 2018 The ‘normalization’ of intersex bodies and ‘othering’ of intersex identities in Australia. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 15(4). Open access. Morgan Carpenter. 2018. ‘The ‘normalisation’ of intersex bodies and ‘othering’ of intersex identities’. In Jens Sherpe, Anatol Dutta, and Tobias Helms (editors). The legal status of intersex persons. Cambridge,…

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Moving forward

…our joint Executive Directors as of 1 December 2016. Both Tony Briffa and Morgan Carpenter will be contracted part time on systemic advocacy, health and human rights work for Australians with intersex traits. A key initial task will be to develop a business plan for the organisation, but we also expect both Morgan and Tony to increase our availability, our visibility and our engagement in Australia and internationally. We would like to extend our…

RightsTalk, 22 February 2017: Anna Brown, Imam Nur Warsame, Morgan Carpenter, and Ed Santow

Morgan Carpenter: RightsTalk on protecting the rights of intersex people

…sted by Human Rights Commissioner Ed Santow, with Anna Brown, Director of Advocacy and Strategic Litigation, Human Right Law Centre and Imam Nur Warsame, Founder of Marhaba, a social support group for LGBTIQ Muslims. Morgan has posted his speech online, on his website at https://twitter….

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Our staff

…lly-funded co-executive directors, each paid to work on a part-time basis: Morgan Carpenter and Tony Briffa. Florin Douglas joined us on a one-year part-time contract in November 2019, funded by the Victorian government, and departed with our thanks in November 2020. Morgan Carpenter JP – 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 Bri…

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Morgan Carpenter interviewed on Sunday Night Safran

…EDITH BURGMANN Political, environmental and social activist recently discovered ASIO had kept a massive, secret file on her for decades. + After years as a cult leader, DAVID AYLIFFE eventually decided the secrets and lies were too much and too divisive. + And it wasn’t until MORGAN CARPENTER was in his 30s that he discovered his body had a massive secret. Morgan comments: This was a great opportunity. Thanks so much to John Safran, Father Bob and…

Morgan Carpenter: Diversity & power in mental health services, addressing structural violence

Morgan Carpenter: Diversity & power in mental health services, addressing structural violence

…inician: Structural violence at the intersection of mental health & racism Morgan Carpenter, President of Organisation Intersex International Australia: Structural violence at the intersection of mental health & intersex status. Sam Brhaspati Stott, consumer and Policy Officer with the NSW Consumer Advisory Group – Mental Health Inc. Twitter @brhaspati108 Morgan’s presentation is available to read online. According to the National Framework for Re…