Cultural Dysphoria, endosexism, Genital Integrity, Hope, Intersex Phobia, Poems

Poem: I am a MAN with a Vagina

I am a Proud Hermaphrodite I am a MAN with a Vagina not the girl your world coerced me to be You ask...... Is it my Penis? Is it my Phallus? Is it my Clitoris? Is it my Phalloclitoris? Is it my Micropenis? Is it my Microphallus? Is it Clitoromegaly? Is it a Pseudo-Penis? Does… Continue reading Poem: I am a MAN with a Vagina

Bridge Building, Freedom, Hope, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Self-Determination, Transgender

The Confusion of saying I “Identify as ______,” and a better solution.

I am struggling with language right now. Some are saying they "identify as intersex." I assume they are the variations of intersex that are rarely called "intersex." Such as CAH, Hypospadias, Klinfelters and or XXY people. In this regard, I understand the usage of the phrase "identify as intersex" because many of these variations of… Continue reading The Confusion of saying I “Identify as ______,” and a better solution.

Cultural Dysphoria, endosexism, Human Rights, Intersex Erasure, Prejudice, Short Messages

Endosex: an important new word.

A message from Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez: Help me end Cultural Dysphoria, please! I brought the word "endosex" to the table with my TEDx Born Intersex: we are human! Intersex-born Cary G Costello, Ph.D., is one of the first to use "endosex" in his writing. I believe I am the first to use it in… Continue reading Endosex: an important new word.

Poems

Poem: EXPLOITED!

EXPLOITED! YOU!how dare you benefit unfairly from our existence as rare YOU!exploited us fully, and you took advantage of all of us YOU!the sideshow ringmaster YOU!the grand rounds physician YOU!are the one calling yourself our savioras you make us your roadshow YOU!even called me your my friendto get into our world EXPLOITED! Nothing about us… Continue reading Poem: EXPLOITED!

Hope, Human Rights, Poems, Self-Determination

Poem: A Right of Passage

A Right of Passage To allow yourself the freedom to become. To end all inner conflict and fear. To invite yourself home. To love yourself enough to do it. A Right of Passage Many will die if they remain invisible in the mirror. Medical necessity for many is it for you? If yes, a special… Continue reading Poem: A Right of Passage

Bridge Building, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination, United Nations

Why Gender X Passport Doesn’t Work For Me.

Why Gender X passport doesn't work for me: It is because of my transgender intersectionality with my Sex not matching my Gender that this X passport does not work for me. My body and physiology appear intersex. I have not had surgeries to change my physiology to appear a male. Yet, I live full-time as… Continue reading Why Gender X Passport Doesn’t Work For Me.

Bridge Building, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Questions and Answers

My New Haven Pride Center Discussion: A Coversation with Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez on IAD 2021

This talk was Live Stream on Youtube, and recorded for Intersex Awareness Day 2021. New Haven Pride Center States: For a special conversation with nationally recognized Anunnaki Ray Marquez, Intersex rights and gender activist, and TEDx speaker. Help us raise awareness while centering the Intersex community in an important dialogue about the relationship between sex… Continue reading My New Haven Pride Center Discussion: A Coversation with Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez on IAD 2021

Anonymous Messages, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Cosmetic Surgery, Intersex People

Inner City Intersex Survivor |Written By Anonymous for IAD.

I have often used my blog as a platform to give voice to those who do not feel safe or comfortable sharing who they are. For intersex awareness day this year, I share my forum to a person whose voice and story need to be heard. Together we are stronger, and I believe together we… Continue reading Inner City Intersex Survivor |Written By Anonymous for IAD.

Bridge Building, Intersex inclusion, Interview, Questions and Answers

Including the “I” in LGBTQIA+ Responsibly: My Interview with Nicki Pappas, Podcast Host of Broadening the Narrative

Here is my latest Podcast from Broadening the Narrative. I Had the pleasure of interviewing with Nicki Pappas Podcast Host and Writer about how to add the "I" to LGBTQIA+ with Responsiblity: Podcast: Broadening the Narrative: Including the "I" in LGBTQIA+ Responsibly with Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez ***Warning for some graphic language, references to suicide… Continue reading Including the “I” in LGBTQIA+ Responsibly: My Interview with Nicki Pappas, Podcast Host of Broadening the Narrative

endosexism, Poems

Poem: Endosexism

E Ellegant people separating themselves into pink and blue only boxes. N Not knowing they are doing harm conflating sex with gender. D 'Dumb' is not the word to use to describe what they are doing. O 'Open-minded people' learning about this human rights atrocity. S The erasure of our sex with the many names… Continue reading Poem: Endosexism