Intersex Activist · Intersex Awareness · Intersex People · Prejudice

Judi Herring, M.D. and I talking to the City Council, about INTERSEX in Jacksonville, Florida, regarding the LGBT Human Rights Ordinance (HRO)

A year ago today, these are the two live videos of what Judi Herring, M.D. and I shared to the City Council, regarding getting the Jacksonville, Florida, LGBT Human Rights Ordinance, back in January of 2016. Sharing again, because this ‘LGBT HRO’ did not pass.  This was about a year ago today:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDgNF1gqSeg What…… Continue reading Judi Herring, M.D. and I talking to the City Council, about INTERSEX in Jacksonville, Florida, regarding the LGBT Human Rights Ordinance (HRO)

Anonymous Messages · Human Rights · Human Rights Violations · Intersex Awareness · Short Messages · United Nations

An Anonymous Message From an Intersex Survivor of Non-consentual 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 heart breaking 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,…… Continue reading An Anonymous Message From an Intersex Survivor of Non-consentual Surgery.

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The two of us, born intersex and named ‘Antoinette’ at our birth.

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.

Intersex Awareness · Questions and Answers · Transgender · United Nations

The difference between transgender and intersex and the harm that wrong language can bring

MX. ANUNNAKI RAY, GENDER/INTERSEX ACTIVIST: EDUCATOR, WRITER & SPEAKER·WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017 My thoughts for the day: Language is very important, and language can do harm. Here is one example to why: The biggest priority most intersex activist/advocates/educators have, like myself, is decreasing genital mutilation in babies born with intersex traits and decreasing our bodies…… Continue reading The difference between transgender and intersex and the harm that wrong language can bring

Civil Rights · Human Rights · Human Rights Violations · Intersex Activist · Intersex Awareness · United Nations

My New Year Resolution for 2017

Dear World, With as much sincerity that I can prove to you, In 2017, I will continue my work in trying to change culture, educate this world about gender and intersex, and make intersex awareness.  For 2017, and with the United Nations, I move forward.  I wanted to write a new poem for 2017, but…… Continue reading My New Year Resolution for 2017

Cosmetic Genital Surgery · Gender · Human Rights · Human Rights Violations · Intersex Awareness · Prejudice · Self-Determination · Transgender · United Nations

My thoughts about the Third Gender Box and Gender X

I was born with intersex variations, here is my autobiography.   My body does not comply to the rules that would put me into either the biological male box, or the biological female box. So at my birth, and during my life, and up until the emancipation of my true gender, I was forced, mostly…… Continue reading My thoughts about the Third Gender Box and Gender X