Professor Petra de Sutter
Department of Political Sciences
Institute of Management Research
Morgan Carpenter is an intersex man, bioethicist, advocate, and a co-executive director of Intersex Human Rights Australia and creator of the intersex flag. Current roles include membership of an Australian Human Rights Commission expert group on protecting the human rights of people born with variations of sex characteristics in the context of medical interventions. 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 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. He has also consulted to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.