Bridge Building, Freedom, Hope, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Self-Determination, Transgender

The Confusion of saying I “Identify as ______,” and a better solution.

I am struggling with language right now. Some are saying they "identify as intersex." I assume they are the variations of intersex that are rarely called "intersex." Such as CAH, Hypospadias, Klinfelters and or XXY people. In this regard, I understand the usage of the phrase "identify as intersex" because many of these variations of… Continue reading The Confusion of saying I “Identify as ______,” and a better solution.

Bridge Building, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination, United Nations

Why Gender X Passport Doesn’t Work For Me.

Why Gender X passport doesn't work for me: It is because of my transgender intersectionality with my Sex not matching my Gender that this X passport does not work for me. My body and physiology appear intersex. I have not had surgeries to change my physiology to appear a male. Yet, I live full-time as… Continue reading Why Gender X Passport Doesn’t Work For Me.

Bridge Building, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Questions and Answers

My New Haven Pride Center Discussion: A Coversation with Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez on IAD 2021

This talk was Live Stream on Youtube, and recorded for Intersex Awareness Day 2021. New Haven Pride Center States: For a special conversation with nationally recognized Anunnaki Ray Marquez, Intersex rights and gender activist, and TEDx speaker. Help us raise awareness while centering the Intersex community in an important dialogue about the relationship between sex… Continue reading My New Haven Pride Center Discussion: A Coversation with Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez on IAD 2021

Anonymous Messages, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Cosmetic Surgery, Intersex People

Inner City Intersex Survivor |Written By Anonymous for IAD.

I have often used my blog as a platform to give voice to those who do not feel safe or comfortable sharing who they are. For intersex awareness day this year, I share my forum to a person whose voice and story need to be heard. Together we are stronger, and I believe together we… Continue reading Inner City Intersex Survivor |Written By Anonymous for IAD.

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

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)

Bridge Building, Intersex Awareness, Transgender

Where did “assigned male/female at birth” come from?

Yes, it is true that “assigned male/female at birth” came from the intersex community first and the transgender community now uses it too. Some in the intersex community say the transgender community appropriated it. Let me explain why this hurt. Typically an endosex person's sex is observed at birth and simply written down. When born intersex… Continue reading Where did “assigned male/female at birth” come from?

Bridge Building, Gender Nonconforming, Human Rights, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Cosmetic Surgery, Intersex inclusion, Intersex Traits, Transgender

Human Sexuality is Diverse & Greater Than the Binary

Created by Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez Shared on Facebook January 9, 20201: All humans can be assigned wrong at birth. I saw another version of this floating around and took the liberty to make it more gender diverse and intersex friendly.Not all people assigned wrong at birth are transgender. Not all people assigned wrong at… Continue reading Human Sexuality is Diverse & Greater Than the Binary

Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Intersex Traits, Science, Transgender

My cancer scare: 46XX and born with a prostate!

I have had pain with urinating for several years now, problems emptying my bladder, and outright bladder cramping due to spasms. These problems were happening even when I lived as an intersex woman. Now appearing and living as a man, the pain recently became so bad I was finally driven, by sheer desperation, to answers.… Continue reading My cancer scare: 46XX and born with a prostate!

Bridge Building, Cultural Dysphoria, Human Rights, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Questions and Answers, Transgender

My thoughts: What about puberty blockers and surgery?

On social media I receive this questions so decided to also turn my answer into a blog too: What about pubery blockers and surgery? I do believe that if the family and child have received informed consent, and know that any human being (endosex or intersex) can exist as man/boy, woman/girl, both or neither, that… Continue reading My thoughts: What about puberty blockers and surgery?