Policy work and submissions

Selected research, consultancy, submissions and briefing papers.
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Consulting

Morgan has contributed to policy development both in Australia and internationally. Examples include:

  • Member of the Drafting Committee for the Yogyakarta Principles plus 10 on the application of international human rights law to the distinct and intersectional grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics. Morgan was also a signatory (November 2017)
  • Co-organiser and participant of the retreat where the Darlington Statement was agreed. This document sets out a common platform for intersex-led organisations, advocates and allies in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand (March 2017)
  • Participant in the Malta Declaration on intersex human rights (December 2013)

Morgan’s consultancy work also includes advice or participation as a reference group member for numerous national and international institutions, such as:

Personal submissions

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Intersex/Differences of Sex Development and Mackenzie’s Mission’, November 2018.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission to the Expert Panel on Religious Freedoms’, 14 February 2018; with subsequent appearance before the Panel on 9 March 2018.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission on the Yogyakarta Principles, 10 Year Review’, 2017. https://morgancarpenter.com/submission-yogyakarta-principles/.

GATE/joint submissions

Carpenter, Morgan, and Mauro Cabral. ‘Submission by GATE to the World Health Organization: Intersex Codes in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 11 Beta Draft’, June 2017. https://transactivists.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/GATE-ICD-intersex-submission.pdf.

Cabral, Mauro, and Morgan Carpenter, eds. Intersex Issues in the International Classification of Diseases: A Revision, 2014. http://intersexday.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/intersex_issues_in_the_international_classification_of_diseases-cabral-carpenter-2014.pdf.

IHRA/OIIAU submissions

Selected submissions written for Intersex Human Rights Australia (formerly OII Australia).
Senate report on involuntary or coerced sterilisation

Carpenter, Morgan. 2019. ‘Submission on the Proposed Religious Discrimination Bills’. https://ihra.org.au/35638/submission-religion-agd2019/.

Carpenter, Morgan. 2019. ‘Shadow Report Submission to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Australia’. https://ihra.org.au/35529/shadow-report-crpd-2019/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Committee on the Rights of the Child Shadow Report on Australia’, 30 October 2018. https://ihra.org.au/32730/submissions-crc-2018/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘IHRA Submission to the Inquiry on Legislative Exemptions That Allow Faith-Based Educational Institutions to Discriminate against Students, Teachers and Staff’, 19 November 2018. https://ihra.org.au/32900/submission-faith-based-schools/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission: Protecting the Human Rights of People Born with Variations in Sex Characteristics’, 30 September 2018. https://ihra.org.au/32490/ahrc-submission-2018/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘CEDAW Shadow Report on Australia’, 11 June 2018. https://ihra.org.au/32166/shadow-report-submission-cedaw/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on the Review of the Family Law System – Issues Paper’, 7 May 2018. https://ihra.org.au/32111/alrc-may-submission/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission to the Queensland Government on Reform to Births, Deaths and Marriages Legislation’, 4 April 2018. https://ihra.org.au/32033/submission-bdm-queensland/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Shadow Report Submission to the Human Rights Committee on the Situation of Intersex People in Australia’, 28 August 2017. https://ihra.org.au/31568/shadow-report-iccpr-2017/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Shadow Report Submission to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on the Situation of Intersex People in Australia’, 19 June 2017. https://ihra.org.au/31467/submission-crpd-2017/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission on the Review of Part B of the Ethical Guidelines for the Use of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Clinical Practice and Research’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, September 2015. https://ihra.org.au/29939/nhmrc-genetic-selection-intersex-traits/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission on the Review of Part B of the Ethical Guidelines for the Use of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Clinical Practice and Research, 2007’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, 30 April 2014. https://ihra.org.au/25621/submission-ethics-genetic-selection-intersex-traits/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘August Submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of People with Disabilities’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, 29 August 2013. https://ihra.org.au/23387/august-submission-senate-inquiry-sterilisation.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘30 June Submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of People with Disabilities’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, 30 June 2013. https://ihra.org.au/22742/new-submission-involuntary-sterilisation.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Third Submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of People with Disabilities’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, 3 June 2013. https://ihra.org.au/22613/third-submission-senate-inquiry-sterilisation.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill, 2013’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, 25 April 2013. https://ihra.org.au/22142/submission-sda-intersex-status/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Supplementary Submission on the Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of People with Disabilities in Australia’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, 8 March 2013. https://ihra.org.au/21842/involuntary-sterilisation-supplemental-submission/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission on the Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of People with Disabilities in Australia’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, 15 February 2013. https://ihra.org.au/21727/involuntary-sterilisation/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Submission on the Proposed Federal Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill’. Sydney: Organisation Intersex International Australia, 8 December 2012. https://ihra.org.au/21433/submission-human-rights-anti-discrimination/.

IHRA briefing papers

Selected briefing papers written for Intersex Human Rights Australia.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Bodily Integrity’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 4 January 2019. https://ihra.org.au/bodily-integrity/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Detention’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 10 February 2019. https://ihra.org.au/detention/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Discrimination’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 4 January 2019. https://ihra.org.au/discrimination/.

Carpenter, Morgan, and Agli Zavros-Orr. ‘Education’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 7 March 2019. https://ihra.org.au/education/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Eugenics’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 4 January 2019. https://ihra.org.au/eugenics/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Forms, Studies and Surveys’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 25 May 2012. https://ihra.org.au/forms/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Identification Documents’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 4 January 2019. https://ihra.org.au/identities/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Intersex and Intersectionality’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 24 May 2010. https://ihra.org.au/intersectionalities/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Intersex in the Workplace’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 8 October 2014. https://ihra.org.au/workplaces/.

Carpenter, Morgan. ‘Intersex People and Sport’. Intersex Human Rights Australia, 16 January 2019. https://ihra.org.au/sport/.