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The Age on Tony Briffa, “Voices of the ‘other’ that need to be heard”

The Age on Tony Briffa, “Voices of the ‘other’ that need to be heard”

Tony Briffa is interviewed in The Age: Hobsons Bay deputy mayor Tony Briffa is thought to be the only person to describe his sex as “other” in the Victorian Local Governance Association survey of the numbers of males and females in local government. The Altona ward councillor was born with an intersex condition, which caused him to be incorrectly assigned as female as a child. Asked why he described himself as “other”…

ABC radio station 774 ABC Melbourne’s Jon Faine interviews Hobsons Bay mayor intersex person Tony Briffa for The Conversation Hour

…INTERSEX person and recently elected mayor of Victorian municipality Hobsons Bay Tony Briffa was interviewed by Jon Faine of ABC Radio’s The Conversation Hour. Tony Briffa is the first local government leader publicly known to be intersex. The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine: Tony Briffa interviewed – click to go to the MP3 podcasts download page….

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Tony Briffa JP – Director, 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 and 2005, and published in Nature in 2004. Tony more recently presented a statement to the UN Human Rights Council, in…

Tony Briffa in movie “West and Proud”

Tony Briffa, our vice president, appears in a new movie collecting eight interviews on lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex life in Melbourne’s west. Entitled WESTANDPROUD, the move celebrates “pride, visibility and diversity”: Tony is a human rights and GLBTIQ advocate and was the first openly intersex mayor in the world. Tony has been instrumental in the many positive GLBTIQ-related developments at Hobsons Bay and the…

Congratulations to intersex councillor Tony Briffa, elected Mayor of Hobsons Bay, Victoria

Congratulations to intersex councillor Tony Briffa, elected Mayor of Hobsons Bay, Victoria

…Victorian intersex local government politician and Altona ward councillor Tony Briffa has been elected Mayor of Hobsons Bay in Victoria, in a possible world first – congratulations, Tony! More information Read in Hobsons Bay Weekly: Mayor Briffa wants to move with the times Read in the Hobsons Bay Leader: Briffa elected mayor of Hobsons Bay…

Tony Briffa at the 2014 Cultural Diversity in Ageing conference

Cultural Diversity in Ageing 2014 Conference: Shaping Inclusive Services

Tony Briffa was a keynote speaker on “Being an intersex, queer and ethnic community leader in a diverse, multicultural city” at Cultural Diversity in Ageing 2014 Conference: Shaping Inclusive Services on 13 June 2014. The event was held from 12-13 June at the Melbourne Convention Centre, Victoria: The City of Hobsons Bay, in Melbourne’s west, is an extremely diverse city. Despite the negative stereotypes of Melbourne’s…