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My Letter: SB 225 (Wiener) – My Intersex Story

Dear Senator(s) and whom it will concern, RE: SB 225 (Wiener) | January 20, 2021  I was born in 1967, with a rare form of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and with non-life-threatening genitals that made my mom feel that I might be her son. She was going to name me Anthony Ray. Closer inspection made them… Continue reading My Letter: SB 225 (Wiener) – My Intersex Story

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How to Add the “I” Responsibly to the LGBTQ+ Rainbow

Here is a way to add the "I" for intersex, responsibly to LGBT+. Demographics show that about half of us intersex people identify as LGBTQ+ in some way.  Intersex people receive the collateral damage of homophobia, transphobia, queerphobia, and intersex phobia. Harm can come to intersex children and people when added to LGBTQ+ without accurate knowledge about us. So… Continue reading How to Add the “I” Responsibly to the LGBTQ+ Rainbow

Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, Religion and Bridge Building, Self-Determination

“Womb Man” versus “Woman with a Beard”; My thoughts, my story.

Cary G. Costello, Ph.D. shared this photo recently on social media.  They were born intersex, and refer to themselves also as a transgender man.  Like me, Cary gave birth to a baby.  After much pregnancy loss, I had two babies, and we adopted our youngest. I have been with my husband for twenty-eight years, this… Continue reading “Womb Man” versus “Woman with a Beard”; My thoughts, my story.

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Christian Theologian Megan K. DeFranza, A True Ally and Bridge Builder

I have had the pleasure to work with Megan DeFranza personally, and it was such a relief to hear a Christian person speak to me without my morals, my very being, being judged, or assumed to be an abomination. Megan is a bridge builder. She is helping the Christian community to learn about us, to… Continue reading Christian Theologian Megan K. DeFranza, A True Ally and Bridge Builder