Photographs (page 1 of 2)

Our photographs of events and individuals.

Silent Tears project

The Silent Tears project

OII Australia board member Candice participated in the Silent Tears project this year. The multimedia exhibition by Belinda Mason, with Denise Beckwith, Dieter Knierim and Margherita Coppolino, reveals the lived experience of “20 women with disability who were subjected to violence and women with disability who have acquired disability as a result of violence”. Belinda…
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UN side event on intersex and human rights

On Friday, a side event was held at the UN Human Rights Council with intersex human rights defenders from five continents. Morgan Carpenter (OII Australia) moderated a panel featuring Julius Kaggwa (SIPD, Uganda), Hiker Chiu (Oii-Chinese, Taiwan), Kimberly Zieselman (AIC, US) and Dan Ghattas (OII Europe, Germany). The event was very kindly supported by ILGA and COC Netherlands.

Team intersex - 2014 Mardi Gras, photo by Robert Knapman

Intersex inclusion in the 2014 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade

Photo: Thanks to Robert Knapman, used with permission. Statement by presidents of both Australian intersex-led organisations: Ms Bonnie Hart, president of the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Support Group Australia (AISSGA) and Mr Morgan Carpenter, president of Organisation Intersex International Australia (OII Australia) at the Mardi Gras Parade press briefing on 28 February. Morgan: “I’m Morgan Carpenter,…
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NSW Parliamentary round table meeting

Roundtable meeting with US Ambassador John Berry and NZ MP Louisa Wall

We would like to thank Alex Greenwich MP (NSW) for his kind invitation to participate in a Mardi Gras roundtable meeting with LGBTI community advocates and special guests at the NSW Parliament on 28 February. Morgan Carpenter took part in the meeting, along with other guests from around the State and further afield. The event…
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Walkleys Media Talk

Walkley Media Talk: A queer thing happened on the way to the newsroom

OII Australia president Morgan Carpenter participated in a capacity-crowd media talk organised by The Walkley Foundation on Thursday 27 February at the State Library of New South Wales. Fellow panelists were Churchill Fellow and writer Senthorun Raj, journalists Monique Schafter (ABC’s 7.30 Report, formerly Hungry Beast) and Elias Jahshan (Star Observer, formerly Parramatta Advertiser), chaired…
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Participants at the Third International Intersex Forum in Malta

Malta Declaration

Between 29 November and 1 December 2013, the Third International Intersex Forum, supported by ILGA and ILGA-Europe, took place in Valletta, Malta. The event brought together 34 activists representing 30 intersex organisations from all continents, and produced a common declaration.

Intersex and trans roundtable meeting on health

Gina Wilson and Morgan Carpenter from OII Australia participated in the National LGBTI Health Alliance‘s first intersex and trans roundtable at the offices of the Australian Human Rights Commission on 18 and 19 June. Other intersex participants were Sandra, president of the AIS Support Group Australia, and Andrew, representing a Tasmanian group. From the Press…
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Marriage Equality Rally at ALP National Conference, Sydney, 3rd December 2011

OII Australia members were inside the ALP National Conference at Darling Harbour and were supporting the marriage equality rally outside the conference venue on Saturday December 3 2011. Intersex Australians lost the clear right to marriage when the Howard Liberal federal government amended the Marriage Act 1961, changing the definition of marriage as between two…
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Rally for marriage equality rally in Sydney, 13 August

We have published some photographs from last Saturday’s rally for marriage equality in Sydney. Members of OII Australia often choose to attend these events because intersex people do not have the equal right to marriage in Australia under the amendments to the Marriage Act 1961. Although we did not contribute a speech on the lack…
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