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!

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

Poems · Self-Determination · Short Messages

Poem: Don’t you see your lie?

As I walk this world I never felt so disappointed  so lonely  I use to think it was me Now I know better Most the world’s cultures built on this silly myth about gender The male and female binary And you say what they  believed  long ago was myth. Don’t you see your lie? Answer…… Continue reading Poem: Don’t you see your lie?

Human Rights · Poems · Relationships · Self-Determination

Poem: Precious child, that came into my life

Precious child, that came into my life, To show me that my work is making a difference. Your hugs, your love, a priceless gift. To think, you thank me for showing you are not alone. And yet, you are the one that made me feel that I am not alone. Precious child, that came into my…… Continue reading Poem: Precious child, that came into my life

Intersex Awareness · Intersex Erasure · Poems · Relationships

Poem: IMAGINE being erased

I was in therapy learning that I was a girl. Sugar and spice and everything nice. At the same time my little brother’s emergence into this world was being celebrated. Snips and snails and puppy-dogs’ tails IMAGINE YAY! they said.  His penis a glorious thing! He will stand to pee even! He gets to carry…… Continue reading Poem: IMAGINE being erased