Bridge Building, Civil Rights, Hope, Human Rights, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Erasure, Intersex People, Questions and Answers, Religion and Bridge Building

How to Add the “I” Responsibly to LGBT+

I am often asked how can we add the "I" responsibly to LGBT+.  Here is how: Below are two pages to print, and several important links that you will need to use as references and/or add to your webpage if you want to become intersex responsibly inclusive.   It is so important that the parents of intersex… Continue reading How to Add the “I” Responsibly to LGBT+

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Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Questions and Answers, Transgender, United Nations

The Difference Between Transgender or Transexual and Being Born Intersex.

  Transgender and Transexual  A person who identifies as transgender or transsexual are usually people who are born with a typical male or female anatomies but feel that their birth assignment was wrong.    Some believe that they are born into the "wrong body", and others feel they are of nonconforming in their body anatomy… Continue reading The Difference Between Transgender or Transexual and Being Born Intersex.

Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers

Difference Between Hermaphrodite and Intersex

Hermaphrodite vs Intersex   The two terms Hermaphrodite and Intersex have been used synonymously before the mid-years of the last century.  However, they have been explained in the scientific literature so that it would be convenient to understand the difference between these two terms.  Since the mid-1990's, it has been important to some in the… Continue reading Difference Between Hermaphrodite and Intersex

Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Erasure, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, United Nations

We are not rare!

I have a dear friend of mine who is an intersex survivor.  His name is Jeffrey A.  Benedict, and he has allowed me to share this with you today.   Like many of us intersex people, he has had those moments where he felt like the only one. This world wants you to think we are… Continue reading We are not rare!

Questions and Answers, Short Messages

I am finally writing my life story.

Dear followers,  I want to let you know that if you follow this blog, I won't be writing as much here for the time being.   I am finally writing my life story and it will obviously be taking up much of my time now.  A big thank you to those who follow me.  … Continue reading I am finally writing my life story.

Civil Rights, Gender Nonconforming, Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Relationships, Self-Determination

Why when I go to the Emergency Room I mark Both the male and female box.

  It is important to understand that for me, being born in the middle as intersex, I need to be medically and socially recognized, as both male and female, to get the proper care I might be needing if I show up at the hospital emergency room, or have to be hospitalized. First of all,… Continue reading Why when I go to the Emergency Room I mark Both the male and female box.

Intersex People, Poems, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, Transgender

Poem: Over 50% would have died.

Over 50% would have died. I just survived what most would not have. No I do not like this world. It is a cruel and cold place for intersex people and transgender people. Most would not have switched their gender to save their lives. I can't respect that. I just survived what most wouldn't have.… Continue reading Poem: Over 50% would have died.

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.

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

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

Our kids are proof that it is about educating only about the 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… Continue reading The FEMALE PENIS and the MALE VAGINA; and explaining this to our children.

Intersex Activist, Questions and Answers

What I believe:

I believe that the Self-Determination of Gender is a human right for all humans.  Gender to me, is like our personality.  It has nothing to do with our genitals, reproductive systems, chromosomes or hormones.  Therefore a woman can have a female penis, and a man can have a man's vagina.  I also believe that if… Continue reading What I believe: