The day I receive my intersex birth certificate from Colorado.
Shamed into silence A form of eugenics without killing us Shamed into silence Then cut us and create infertility to fit your binary notions Shamed into silence So we do not talk about our bodies to anyone - hush, you say with your M.D. and Ph.D.! Shamed into silence The government, with its patriarchy, colonialism,… Continue reading Poem: Shamed into silence – eugenics
You used me You now threaten me I am glad you are filled with guilt You used me I am prepared to receive my restitution You used me You won't get away with it Even the bigots that surround you can't do anything against the truth You used me and then threw me away like… Continue reading Poem: Your Lofty Bigot Friends Won’t Save You
Nothing new Marginalized and exploited Nothing new History repeats but with us, now Nothing new You exploited us, but now you become the victim when it is called out A victim of your own guilt and wrongdoing It causes you great suffering, your guilt This has nothing to do with me You should know right… Continue reading Exploited, too!
This poster was shared from Rainbow Human Rights Community on Facebook. My message is an urgent call for action to our intersex allies. Especially if you are a part of any religious affiliation that is adding and lifting up LGBTQ+ people. As a people, who embrace queerology and ethics, it is imperative that we change the narrative… Continue reading An Intersex Gay Transgender Man’s Plea: A Call for Action to All Welcoming Queer and LGBTQ+ Loving Religious Affiliations
I am told by Thay there is no birth, no death Yet, our lives are so short So precious I am told by Thay to lift my enemies up to the clouds Yet, they disregard my being So precious I am told by Thay we are interbeing Yet, they build fences, disregard, and hate in… Continue reading Poem: Interbeing, so precious with Thay
I wanted to be free from birthI didn't realize I already wasNo comingNo goingThay tells us with joyNo birthNo deathit is not to annoy impermanence We were never bornbecause we were always herewe will never diebecause we transformnothing lostnothing gone transformation My existence will live onin your memoryin written formin my message tothis world nothing… Continue reading Poem: No coming No going
In 2014, when I cam out my authentic gender identity, I was told by my church I could never receive communion ever again. All due living as a man now and going against my birth assignment. Now my husband and I would appear fabulously gay and I would be considered transgender to my birth assignment.… Continue reading In 2014, when I came out, I was told I could never receive communion again.