I put out a poll on social media to prove a point about implicit bias and gender identity. It asked: "When you think about Ancient Greek Hermaphrodite Statues what pronouns would you reflexively use to describe that person depicted?" As you can see Most said she/her. Facebook did not offer me a third option,… Continue reading Implicit bias making Hermaphrodites “she/her” and being called an “it”.
Sally's Message to us in this youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xe8ngRLiUH0&fbclid=IwAR0p750HNCkc7BnNyuVwSHboFcYZuTye-aRgvxcUrM9xVwKITuWrcBccZec Note: In 2014, Sally died the same year I came out to the world. Sally holds a very, very, special place in my heart. RIP Sally, and thank you for your hope, encouragement, and love. You can read more about Sally here: SALLY GROSS REMEMBERED AS FEARLESS… Continue reading Intersex born, Sally Gross’ message to us.
Here I am again Not much has changed here on Earth Only promises, suggestions, and resolutions. We still have so many growing up without restitution. Here I am again Promising this world that I will not be silenced until every baby born intersex is not cut on or forced to be who they shouldn't be… Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution for 2019
The surgeries for Hypospadias are sold like kool-aid or a Pepsi commercial by some clinics and hospitals. The new latest and greatest technique being competed for by surgeons. The life of the child in the balance. Is it a girl? Is it a boy? Never to ask if the child should get to decide… Continue reading A survivor of Intersex Genital Mutilation: Is Hypospadias Intersex?
Today I am me. I am empowered, I am being heard. Yesterday, I was unheard. I was invisible. I was the one whose power was taken away, and I was made broken by this world. I am complete now, I am whole in body and soul. Always, with you Sally Gross. By Anunnaki Ray Marquez August,… Continue reading Poem: I am whole
First of all, I am not an expert, but I do legally live as an intersex man now and I do have two X chromosomes, a vagina, ovaries, and uterus. So, I have life experience living with a gender variant intersex body and happily doing so. I am an intersex person who describes themselves as… Continue reading When a MAN wants to KEEP HIS VAGINA
Few realize this simple scientific fact: In the developing fetus, the same spot that develops into a typical clitoris or penis is called the Genital Tubercle. In embryology this spot has also been called the “primordial phallus.” As you can see below, the genitals are very much the same in appearance from 9 to 11 weeks… Continue reading Eight Names for the SAME thing: Penis, Phallus, Clitoris, Phalloclitoris, Micropenis, Microphalus, Clitoromegaly and Pseudo-Penis.
Do I really have to have more surgery to fit into YOUR WORLD? I use to appear a typical woman Then I use to want to appear a typical man Now I am being compared to transgender men I even made a lousy woman. Where do I fit in? Please do not erase me ♥… Continue reading Why do I feel like A VISITING ALIEN?