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, my…… Continue reading Why when I go to the Emergency Room I mark Both the male and female box.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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?
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.