The day I receive my intersex birth certificate from Colorado.
I was once born an innocent little boy I was reaching out to you with my heart and soul I begged please don’t let me go Nights were long and lonely * Yet, each day as a girl, they took hold of my hand * As a boy, I could not help you understand you… Continue reading Poem: Mom, please don’t let them kill me.
My Sex Traits Don't Create My Gender Identity I am not a non-binary person. I am a man an intersex man My Sex Traits Don't Create My Gender Identity My gender is in my brain and heart. My body is intersex. I have an intersex body. We used to be called hermaphrodites. I am a… Continue reading Poem: My Sex Traits Don’t Create My Gender Identity
An Orange Ribbon for Leukemia Father's Day is your day I will never want to share it with you Mother's Day is now Seahorse Day That is my day because I am your husband now I could not have done it without you You gave me your sperm with love that created our babies with… Continue reading Poem: Father’s Day is Your Day
Eliana Rubashkyn Creator of The Indivisilibity Flag for June Pride Month 2021 Indivisibility Flag Created by Eliana Rubashkyn for Intersex Inclusion: LGBTQIA+ Eliana Rubashkyn shares about the intersex inclusive flag they created: The indivisibility flag: This flag comes as the realization of repeated frustrations our intersex movement’s experience today, our identities are not understood, often… Continue reading The Indivisibility Flag Created For June Pride Month 2021 | By Eliana Rubashkyn (they/them)
Welcome, Mr. Vagina, Mrs. Penis, and Mx. Hermaphrodite! Welcome to a new world that doesn't deny your existence. Where genitals can belong to any gender identity and any sexual orientation and you are all valid. Where us humans have learned to stop conflating sex traits with gender identity. Better yet, no one is diagnosed as… Continue reading Poem: Mr. Vagina, Mrs. Penis, and Mx. Hermaphrodite
A Dedication to my husband L - Loss of life. E - Emotional wreck. U - No Universal Healthcare. K - Keeping your head up somehow. E - Easter, and all holidays could miss me. M - Mood swings, depression and devestation. I - Whom am "I" now, that I know I could die too… Continue reading Poems: His Leukemia
Self-centered people Prejudice when twisted and turned This isn't about you! By Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez March, 22nd 2021
James has been in my life for so long I can't imagine a day when he was not in my life. When a relationship lasts this long, it is as if they become a part of you literally. Especially after surviving my transistion, from woman to man and him saying and convincing me he now… Continue reading My husband’s message to me and the world.
I had to prove I could exist And there we were in ancient texts We will never be erased again by a binary myth The Ancient Talmud: Androgynos/אַנְדְּרוֹגִינוֹס Tumtum/ טֻומְטוּם Ay’lonit/איילונית Saris/סריס More than two: Zachar/זָכָר and Nekeivah/נְקֵבָה Why did they erase us? Supremacy Eugenics and Genocide Homophobia Scaple Lies By Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez… Continue reading Poem: I had to prove I could exist
Yes, it is true that “assigned male/female at birth” came from the intersex community first and the transgender community now uses it too. Some in the intersex community say the transgender community appropriated it. Let me explain why this hurt. Typically an endosex person's sex is observed at birth and simply written down. When born intersex… Continue reading Where did “assigned male/female at birth” come from?