My own personal genital nonconformity, for me, brings a whole new meaning to being a gender nonconformist. The way I see my vagina is a boy's vagina if it belongs to me, and I am legally a man now. If a beautiful woman happens to have a penis, it is her penis. Calling her penis… Continue reading The Female Penis & The Male Vagnia
Before I emerged from my closet….. I hid in shame because they said I would be unlovable. I have now emerged into a world that is full of their own little secrets. I hid in shame because they said I would be unlovable. I emerge to a world that has the same shame you instilled… Continue reading Poem: This is a Broken World that I emerge into.
As an INTERSEX ACTIVIST: Yesterday, I got to help a mom of an 8 year old child find a doctor. You know why? Because their daughter is an outcast now and not all doctors are "safe" now. You know why, their daughter is an outcast? Because their daughter was born with a… Continue reading Chop chop chop…and I get to hug the little children chopped on.
I am tired of hearing the words "normal". Who is truly "normal"? Is the government and the medical system that powerful that it can declare me, or anyone "defective" or "disordered", when our genitals do not add up to "normal"? So far the answer is "yes"; And yet, nature created my intersex body and… Continue reading My genitals are not “Normal”, but I don’t think normal is normal.
One's self-determination of gender can come in many forms, and it is not always the male/female binary. There are other options out there! All too often, I see that some are not even told or shown that non-binary options are out there. We are expected to live up to this list of expectations, which come… Continue reading Do I pass? What Gender am I?
What a Ride! I watched a November 2015 Dr. Phil show episode entitled, Mama's Little Boy or Daddy's Little Girl: Identity Confusion or Brainwashing?. The reason I’m giving that show space in my blog is to illustrate the way NOT to advocate for intersex human rights, and I almost got coerced into it. The… Continue reading Why I said ‘no’ to Dr. Phil.
OUR LIVES MATTER LGBTQIA+ I can not believe it It's happened again One more life taken, And they say we are the sinners I can not believe it The news never ends One more life taken, And they say we commit the sin The front lines of this war Breaks one's heart … Continue reading Poem: Our Lives Matter LGBTQIA+
I have a Dream I have a DREAM That TOGETHER this world will CHANGE. That CULTURE can SHIFT and rearrange. The MEN can have EGGS, and WOMEN can have SPERM. That the world will not end if this BINARY MYTH is BURNED. That the intersex genitals of babies will no longer be SURGICALLY ERASED. And XX Men… Continue reading My Plea to this Earth, my Poem: I Have a DREAM
This diagram, above, shows some of the varieties of genital appearance that can occur in some forms of intersex. Often, when a baby is born appearing like one of these varieties of human, it is considered a "psychosocial emergency"; and doctors want to make the child appear as typical as possible as soon as possible. The… Continue reading It is time to stop the “normalizing” genital surgery on intersex infants!