This meme was not created so much for me, since I am OUT publicly. I created it mostly for those who deserve to live stealth lives and not be outed. They did not ask for it like i did, and to be "OUT" is not always safe. Now that I am a public figure, and… Continue reading Dear Ally, It is your responsibility to keep us safe, and here is how.
Category: Short Messages
An Anonymous Message From an Intersex Survivor of Non-consensual Surgery.
I want people to see what I get to see as an intersex advocate, educator and as a friend. I received permission to publish this heartbreaking response from a Facebook friend of mine who has survived non-consensual surgery as a child. It was in response to the meme you see above: I am trying, it… Continue reading An Anonymous Message From an Intersex Survivor of Non-consensual Surgery.
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 of 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?… Continue reading Poem: Don’t you see your lie?
I often hear: “I can’t even imagine…”
I often sadly hear: "I can't even imagine being a person like you." It is done with great empathy, love, and care even. I know why this world failed to teach you about intersex people. Sex Education even failed to teach me. Worse, with surgeries and abortion Earth has tried to erase us off the… Continue reading I often hear: “I can’t even imagine…”
HAPPY Father’s Day to all the different types of DADS in this AMAZING WORLD.
This is a day where every type of DAD needs to be celebrated, and not one DAD left out. Culture can shift, to recognize all the different types of dads in this world. It is time to make that shift now. It is time to end Cultural Dysphoria, Stop Prejudice, and Respect Everyone in this… Continue reading HAPPY Father’s Day to all the different types of DADS in this AMAZING WORLD.
Thank you for mentioning the “I” during this terrible time of grief.
I want to give words of gratitude, during this challenging time of grief, that has hit our country, and especially the state of Florida, where I live. This is a very, very difficult time for all of us. The loss profound, and horrific. I want to personally thank all of you who have participated, or… Continue reading Thank you for mentioning the “I” during this terrible time of grief.
The different types of Lesbians and Gay Men.
From the outside people see couples rather simply. We can appear "heterosexual", "gay", "lesbian", or "bi-sexual". When we realize that nature created a variety of people out there, we now realize that couples can be many different types of people. When one stops to think about all the variety of bodies out there, such as… Continue reading The different types of Lesbians and Gay Men.
Another Intersex Poem: It is sad when it takes bravery to be my friend.
It is sad when it takes bravery to be my friend. What will your friends say, when they find out, that I was born in-between, or was once called a beautiful woman with a "disorder of sexual development", or a "syndrome"? * I now appear a queer gay man, I won't even conform to… Continue reading Another Intersex Poem: It is sad when it takes bravery to be my friend.
The Story Behind this Yellow and Purple Intersex Flag
The Intersex Flag As you may have noticed, in my blogs I often celebrate this intersex flag. In 2015 I brought this flag to America, from Australia, and have proudly celebrated with it at many PRIDE events, making intersex awareness, and when I give educational talks at conferences and conventions. There are a few flags out… Continue reading The Story Behind this Yellow and Purple Intersex Flag
Poem: I AM A MAN
I see the pictures of the past "I AM A MAN!" These pictures blast What is the difference? There isn't one No Civil Rights for me.... It has just begun. By Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez March 4, 2016 Dedicated to any man who might understand. Billy Porter updated his Facebook cover with this photo… Continue reading Poem: I AM A MAN