Hope, Poems, Prejudice

Poem: Help me end Cultural Dysphoria. I exist & it is okay.

I exist even if you are blind I exist even if you can't hear me I exist even if you deny my genitals being different from you I exist even if you are uncomfortable around me and want to try to convince yourself we are the same when we are different or worse, that I… Continue reading Poem: Help me end Cultural Dysphoria. I exist & it is okay.

Hope, My Intersex Story, Our Intersex Love Story, Prejudice, Relationships

Surviving Years of Pure Hell with Faith, a verb.

Today my family has survived too much grief this last decade. Things were obviously coming to a head with the COVID19 pandemic, my health decline with COVID, and then James' health decline with CMML Leukemia, and God knows how COVID played a part. That virus hit all five of us. Too many friends, who were loved,… Continue reading Surviving Years of Pure Hell with Faith, a verb.

Hope, Human Rights, Poems

Poem: Mom, please don’t let them kill me.

I was once born an innocent little boy I was reaching out to you with  my heart and soul I begged please don’t let me go Nights were long and lonely * Yet, each day as a girl, they took hold of my hand * As a boy, I could not help you understand you… Continue reading Poem: Mom, please don’t let them kill me.

Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, My Intersex Story, Poems, Self-Determination

Poem: My Sex Traits Don’t Create My Gender Identity

My Sex Traits Don't Create My Gender Identity I am not a non-binary person. I am a man an intersex man My Sex Traits Don't Create My Gender Identity My gender is in my brain and heart. My body is intersex. I have an intersex body. We used to be called hermaphrodites. I am a… Continue reading Poem: My Sex Traits Don’t Create My Gender Identity

Celebrations, Poems, Relationships

Poem: Father’s Day is Your Day

An Orange Ribbon for Leukemia Father's Day is your day I will never want to share it with you Mother's Day is now Seahorse Day That is my day because I am your husband now I could not have done it without you You gave me your sperm with love that created our babies with… Continue reading Poem: Father’s Day is Your Day

Bridge Building, Celebrations, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex inclusion, Intersex People

The Indivisibility Flag Created For June Pride Month 2021 | By Eliana Rubashkyn (they/them)

Eliana Rubashkyn Creator of The Indivisilibity Flag for June Pride Month 2021 Indivisibility Flag Created by Eliana Rubashkyn for Intersex Inclusion: LGBTQIA+ Eliana Rubashkyn shares about the intersex inclusive flag they created: The indivisibility flag: This flag comes as the realization of repeated frustrations our intersex movement’s experience today, our identities are not understood, often… Continue reading The Indivisibility Flag Created For June Pride Month 2021 | By Eliana Rubashkyn (they/them)

Celebrations, Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Freedom, Genital Integrity, Hope, Intersex Traits, Poems

Poem: Mr. Vagina, Mrs. Penis, and Mx. Hermaphrodite

Welcome, Mr. Vagina, Mrs. Penis, and Mx. Hermaphrodite! Welcome to a new world that doesn't deny your existence. Where genitals can belong to any gender identity and any sexual orientation and you are all valid. Where us humans have learned to stop conflating sex traits with gender identity. Better yet, no one is diagnosed as… Continue reading Poem: Mr. Vagina, Mrs. Penis, and Mx. Hermaphrodite

Hope, Our Intersex Love Story, Relationships

My husband’s message to me and the world.

James has been in my life for so long I can't imagine a day when he was not in my life. When a relationship lasts this long, it is as if they become a part of you literally. Especially after surviving my transistion, from woman to man and him saying and convincing me he now… Continue reading My husband’s message to me and the world.