COMMITTEE (POLICY TEAM) | SHE/HER
MJ (or Emilia, if you’re fancy) is the result of combining a fan of wordplay, an LGBTIQA+ rights advocate, and an utterly shameless nerd. Our longest sitting trans woman, she was named as one of Out for Australia’s 30 Under 30 in 2020, and now refuses to stop referring to herself as “an award-winning queer.”
MJ joined YPN in 2018, and over this period has supported several of our education and policy projects with her lived and professional experience. Her key focus has been education, whether supporting LGBTIQA+ inclusive health education or addressing LGBTIQA+ inequity more broadly.
MJ is so out that she doesn’t own a closet, and while YPN isn’t complaining, her clothes sure are!