Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

I was born with an Intersex body, but this does not create my Gender or my Sexual Orientation.

It is important that I share with you something I see many having confusion around when referring to a person born with intersex traits. My body was born with physical traits of both male and female.  There are many different ways this can happen in a person, but to keep things simple, for me it… Continue reading I was born with an Intersex body, but this does not create my Gender or my Sexual Orientation.

Human Rights Violations, Self-Determination

Too many Dying: I was Almost One of them.

There are too many dying, and committing suicide who are gender non-conforming or transgender.  I was almost one of them.  Being born with intersex traits, for me, does not separate me, or protect me, from the ugly prejudice and misconceptions the world has about us gender non-conforming and transgender people. I speak for myself, but… Continue reading Too many Dying: I was Almost One of them.

Human Rights Violations, Self-Determination

My Body is Not Abnormal. Please Don’t Call Me Broken.

I believe that people with intersex traits are a natural occurring variance in nature. Very few conditions of intersex cause disease and need medical attention.  Being born with intersex traits is truly no different than being born with red hair, or green eyes.  It is simply unique and rare. Abnormal is used in describing a… Continue reading My Body is Not Abnormal. Please Don’t Call Me Broken.

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Self-Determination

The United Nations Says: Stop the Torture

Unless the infant's life is in danger, it is time to stop 'normalizing' surgeries on people with intersex conditions.  Lives have simply been destroyed.  Too many medical errors are being made. UN Condemns “Normalization” Surgery for Intersexuality "The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture (SRT) just released a statement condemning the medical profession’s nonconsensual treatment… Continue reading The United Nations Says: Stop the Torture

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Self-Determination

Intersex Children: Waiting to Decide on Sex Surgery

This documentary, from ABC news, is about a person born with both male and female genitals and their meeting with the surgeon who operated on him as a baby. This surgeon sadly shows little regret for the error made in assigning gender wrong.  Children born with both genitals used to be called hermaphrodites, now they're… Continue reading Intersex Children: Waiting to Decide on Sex Surgery

Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers

The Incidence of people born with intersex traits: One in 150

Dr. Carie Gabriel Costello offers a compelling argument that reveals the incidence of people born with intersex traits to be greater than one in every 150 births. "A true, conservative estimate is that more than 1 in 150 people are born with intersex bodies. In this post, I'm going to explain why the true commonplace… Continue reading The Incidence of people born with intersex traits: One in 150

Celebrations, Emancipation, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

My First Talk

Here is my first talk with Judi Herring, M.D., where I share  my life story in September 2015: "Listen with Care: Build Bridges of Understanding" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERtkQJC3B4Q ~.V.~ You can also follow Facebook Public Page, where I share my blog, latest intersex news,  and educate: Mx. ANUNNAKI RAY, Gender/INTERSEX Activist ~.V.~ I am also one of the… Continue reading My First Talk