City Council Man, Tommy Hazouri, is going to help us in meeting with the Human Rights Comissioner of Jacksonville, Florida.
MX. ANUNNAKI RAY, GENDER/INTERSEX ACTIVIST·WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 201619 Reads:
On May 9th, I was given an entire hour with City Council Man Tommy Hazourie and his secretary, Jennifer Busby. I brought my husband for support. To our surprise, Jimmy Midyette of Jacksonville Coalition for Equality, and Luna Law Firm, was also present.
In this meeting I shared my life story, and about other people born with intersex being violated and receiving the collateral damage of trans-phobic legislations and prejudice.
I shared about the Human Rights Violations of other people/children as well, and how the Transgender “Gender Idenity” and “Gender Expression” laws don’t even come close in protecting the infants born with intersex traits. That these transgender protections, if passed, will not stop the “Normalized” surgeries, or the “Normalizing” hormones that are forced upon us as children. Especially in the case when we are assigned the wrong gender as infants. He was awakened.
In conclusion to this meeting, Tommy Hazourie, and his secretary are advocating for me to meet with Charlene Taylor-Hill. She is the is the Executive Director of the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission.
In this meeting, Dr. Judi Herring, M.D., will be with me, to help with the medical part of my message. It is our hope that this leads to my being able to educate every City Council member, and to make such an impact that the right laws be made to finally protect intersex babies and children born in this city.
Today I meet with Hida Viloria, Director of Oii, USA, (Organization Intersex International) Skype, to receive what wisdom and support, this amazing Intersex Activist has to offer me. I have also been given the help and support of Anne Tamar-Mattis, the Legal Director of InterACT.
I feel very fortunate, and honored to give a voice to those who do not have a voice. I promise to do my best in making change for the intersex babies born to this city, and to this world.
My poem: “I Promise to Be Your Voice”: Poem: I Promise to Be Your Voice: My New Year Resolution for 2016