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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….

Tony Briffa in movie “West and Proud”

…dent, 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 West in recent years. Tony

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 speaks at the Darwin Outgames Human Rights Forum

Darwin OutGames Human Rights Forum

…owledging the traditional owners of this land, and, as we are at a forum specifically for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, I wish to particularly pay my respects to GLBTI indigenous people. My name is Tony Briffa. I am an intersex person and I am here representing the two national intersex organisations in Australia – Organisation Intersex International Australia (OII) and the AIS Support Group Australia. This forum’s…