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Five years of the not-for-profit company

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Five years ago today, Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited was officially registered by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission as a not-for-profit company. We later obtained status as a Public Benevolent Institution, and we remain a volunteer-run organisation, without core funding, nor any significant public or philanthropic funding. Registration followed a dialogue initially established between Karin Gottschalk…

Morgan Carpenter at LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth conference

Morgan Carpenter at LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth conference

We’re delighted that Morgan Carpenter spoke on intersex health and human rights at the LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth event in Glasgow, Scotland on 18 July, at the kind invitation of the Equality Network and Kaleidoscope Trust. Much of the Commonwealth however is not a good place to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex. Of the 53 member countries of the Commonwealth, 42 criminalise their LGB citizens, and trans and…

Moving forward

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Morgan and Tony at the federal parliament in March 2014, about to hear the first Senate speeches on intersex health and human rights, following publication of a report of an inquiry on the involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia   National Intersex Organisation Finally Achieves Funding for Part Time Staff The Board of OII Australia is excited to announce that, after many years of operating entirely through the…

Morgan Carpenter interviewed on Sunday Night Safran

Morgan Carpenter interviewed on Sunday Night Safran

Morgan was interviewed by John Safran and Father Bob on triple j’s Sunday Night Safran last Sunday night. The interview is from 1:04:30 to 1:15:20. Do you think secrets are made to be kept? Or are they always, ultimately destructive? + MEREDITH 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…

Intersex health – Morgan Carpenter’s presentation to Health in Difference conference

Audio Listen to the audio, courtesy of Joy 94.9. Background Health in Difference is the major Australian conference on the health needs of LGBTI peoples, organised by the National LGBTI Health Alliance. We have never before seen such good inclusion of intersex issues at an LGBTI event, and we thank participants and congratulate the conference organisers for this, and also for the exceptional level of organisation. Gina Wilson (president OII…

Our staff

Our staff

From 1 December 2016, we have two joint executive directors, each working on a part-time basis: Tony Briffa and Morgan Carpenter. Tony Briffa JP – Co-Executive Director Articles by Tony Articles about Tony Tony’s website Tony Briffa was elected to the position of co-chair in November 2015, alongside Morgan Carpenter, after serving as vice-president. Tony is one of Australia’s first intersex advocates, appearing on 60 Minutes in 2000…