A letter I shared on: Mx. Anunnaki Ray, Gender/Intersex Activist Facebook Page: Sending a note, to simply say thank you again, for listening, and sharing this page. It is sometimes hard for people to hear about a culture different than their own, especially when daily the news can be so depressing and unimaginable. I have… Continue reading Adding the “I” responsibly to LGBT
I believe that the Self-Determination of Gender is a human right for all humans. Gender to me, is like our personality. It has nothing to do with our genitals, reproductive systems, chromosomes or hormones. Therefore a woman can have a female penis, and a man can have a man's vagina. I also believe that if… Continue reading What I believe:
What is Intersex? Intersex is general term used for natural bodily variations in which a person is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t seem to fit the typical definitions of female or male. Some forms of intersex also naturally occurs after birth and later in life, however these are all naturally occurring… Continue reading Intersex VS Intergender. Do Intersex Transexuals Exist?
I know the Sun must Set to Rise. She had to die, to vanish, to let me emerge. ¤ Before, the only way I could be free was when I was sleeping. I never dreamed as a girl. In my dreams I was my genuine self. I would awaken in a prison each day.… Continue reading Poem: The Sun Must Set to Rise
A year ago today, these are the two live videos of what Judi Herring, M.D. and I shared to the City Council, regarding getting the Jacksonville, Florida, LGBT Human Rights Ordinance, back in January of 2016. Sharing again, because this 'LGBT HRO' did not pass. This was about a year ago today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDgNF1gqSeg What… Continue reading Judi Herring, M.D. and I talking to the City Council, about INTERSEX in Jacksonville, Florida, regarding the LGBT Human Rights Ordinance (HRO)
God-incidence or Serendipity? Whatever you call it, it felt like a miracle. I was finally coming to terms with who I was as a human being. This was after having a lifetime of not feeling real, and being thrown away by many doctors, therapist and psychiatrists, who had tried to 'fix me'. I was… Continue reading The two of us, born intersex and named ‘Antoinette’ at our birth.
Language is very important, and language can do harm. Here is one example to why: The biggest priority most intersex activist/advocates/educators have, like me, is decreasing genital mutilation in babies born with intersex traits and decreasing our bodies being aborted when detected before birth. This means "Born in the wrong body" transgender theories, can do… Continue reading The difference between transgender and intersex and the harm that wrong language can bring