Chetcuti, Joseph

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Chetcuti, Joseph Gender: M
Joseph Carmel Ignazio Dolores Agostino Chetcuti
born on 29 March 1948 at 12:45 (= 12:45 PM )
Place Valette, Malta, 35n54, 14e31
Timezone MEDT h2e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 08°39' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°20 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 18°11'


Maltese-Australian barrister, solicitor, book writer, publisher (of The Maltese Observer), and editor (of Il-Maltija). He is the author of Liberals in Exile (1972-1975): The Politics of Frustration (1983), Roman Catholic Church Government Reform: Examination of Attempts Towards Decentralization of Government at the Second Vatican Council (1987), and Maltese Communities & Communal Identity: Fragmentation of an Ethnic Minority in Australia (1987). He was one of the "78ers" - the people who marched in the first Sydney Gay Mardi Gras in 1978.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Personally Speaking for Myself" by Joseph Checuti in "Being Different: Nine Gay Men Remember‎" edited by Garry Wotherspoon (Hale & Iremonger, 1986), pp. 125-144: "Rahal Gdid (new hamlet), now a small township, lies some three kilometres from Valetta... I was born in this hamlet on 29 March 1948 at 12.45 pm ... given the names of Joseph Carmel Ignazio Dolores Agostino" (p. 128).


  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male (Gay)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney (Solicitor)
  • Vocation : Law : Other Law (Barrister)
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (The Maltese Observer, Il-Maltija)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Politics)