Emancipation · Freedom · Human Rights · Intersex Awareness · Intersex Erasure · Poems

Poem: I am a Boxphobe!

This poem was inspired after an amazing conversation with Judi Herring, M.D., the creator of the TEDx Talk: Gender Bound, Lessons From the World Between.   Yup, I am a Boxphobe! PINK can be for boys! and BLUE can be for girls! and The RAINBOW is for HUMAN! ¤¤¤¤ Yup, I am a Boxphobe! Do…… Continue reading Poem: I am a Boxphobe!

Bridge Building · Celebrations · Emancipation · Freedom · Gender Nonconforming · Human Rights Violations · Intersex Activist · Intersex Awareness · Questions and Answers · Relationships

The two of us, born intersex and named ‘Antoinette’ at our birth.

God-incidence or Serendipity?  What ever 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 life time of not feeling real, and being thrown away by many doctors, therapist and psychiatrists, who had tried to ‘fix me’.  …… Continue reading The two of us, born intersex and named ‘Antoinette’ at our birth.

Civil Rights · Freedom · Human Rights · Poems · Prejudice

Poem: The Alien and the Empty Bucket

  I am 100% alien, until law says otherwise I could die without my human rights African American Slaves  were called animals Law had to finally say otherwise The Civil Rights movement changed things Black Lives Matter They are human • If I die with human dignity having full human rights It will have to…… Continue reading Poem: The Alien and the Empty Bucket

Celebrations · Freedom · Self-Determination

Conchita Wurst – “Be the best version of yourself rather than a bad copy of someone else!”

Conchita’s Motto:  “Be the best version of yourself rather than a bad copy of someone else!” There are very few people in this world that transcend from conformity and glow like Cohchita glows!  Off stage he is  known as Tom Neuwirth, and on stage she transforms into  Conchita Wurst.  So, today I am sharing with you, a person…… Continue reading Conchita Wurst – “Be the best version of yourself rather than a bad copy of someone else!”

Cosmetic Genital Surgery · Culture Dysphoria · Freedom · Human Rights · Human Rights Violations · Intersex Awareness · Prejudice · Self-Determination · Transgender

My genitals are not “Normal”, but I don’t think normal is normal.

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.

Celebrations · Emancipation · Freedom · Human Rights · Self-Determination

A fun blog: Limahl, Adam Ant, Chris Kattan, Pete Burns, and me!

As a teen “girl”, in the 80’s all the short rock stars and movie stars haunted me and intrigued me at the same time.  Limahl was one of them.  He was in the group, Kajagoogoo, as well as being a musician on his own.  He haunted me because I was not allowed to be a…… Continue reading A fun blog: Limahl, Adam Ant, Chris Kattan, Pete Burns, and me!

Emancipation · Freedom · Poems · Questions and Answers · Self-Determination

Poem: I am not….. I am…..

I wrote this poem to help explain who I truly am and to invite clarity for the many who seem confused when they describe me incorrectly using words that stuff me into stereotypical boxes:   I am not the bearded woman But thank you For letting me know I am beautiful >< I am not…… Continue reading Poem: I am not….. I am…..