Human Rights Violations · Intersex Awareness · Intersex People · Prejudice · Questions and Answers · Self-Determination

How I was medically, and psychiatrically violated as an intersex person.

I was born in 1967, and assigned a female at birth and on my birth certificate. My medical career as a patient, started at three years old.  It was after they realized they had a boy on their hands, that was not allowed to be a boy. Back then, they called me “perceptionaly handicapped”, and…… Continue reading How I was medically, and psychiatrically violated as an intersex person.

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!

Questions and Answers · Intersex Awareness · Self-Determination · Human Rights · Intersex Erasure · United Nations

The FEMALE PENIS and the MALE VAGINA; and explaining this to our children.

Our kids are proof that it is about educating male/female binary, and intersex erasure, that messes up the truth around natural bodily variations existing in us humans.  You see, our children were taught that intersex bodies existed, as soon as I realized I was not a disorder, and was actually born intersex instead.  Yup, they…… Continue reading The FEMALE PENIS and the MALE VAGINA; and explaining this to our children.

Gender Nonconforming · Intersex Awareness · Intersex People · Questions and Answers · Self-Determination · Transgender

Intersex VS Intergender. Do Intersex Transexuals Exist?

What is Intersex? Intersex is general term used for natural bodily variations in which a person is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t seem to fit the typical definitions of female or male.  Some forms of intersex also naturally occurs after birth and later in life, however these are all naturally occurring…… Continue reading Intersex VS Intergender. Do Intersex Transexuals Exist?

Intersex Activist · Intersex Awareness · Intersex People · Prejudice

Judi Herring, M.D. and I talking to the City Council, about INTERSEX in Jacksonville, Florida, regarding the LGBT Human Rights Ordinance (HRO)

A year ago today, these are the two live videos of what Judi Herring, M.D. and I shared to the City Council, regarding getting the Jacksonville, Florida, LGBT Human Rights Ordinance, back in January of 2016. Sharing again, because this ‘LGBT HRO’ did not pass.  This was about a year ago today:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDgNF1gqSeg What…… Continue reading Judi Herring, M.D. and I talking to the City Council, about INTERSEX in Jacksonville, Florida, regarding the LGBT Human Rights Ordinance (HRO)

Anonymous Messages · Human Rights · Human Rights Violations · Intersex Awareness · Short Messages · United Nations

An Anonymous Message From an Intersex Survivor of Non-consentual Surgery.

I want people to see what I get to see as an intersex advocate, educator and as a friend.  I received permission to publish this heart breaking response from a Facebook friend of mine who has survived non-consensual surgery as a child.  It was in response to the meme you see above:   I am trying,…… Continue reading An Anonymous Message From an Intersex Survivor of Non-consentual Surgery.

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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.