A Sad UPDATE to this blog: We thought Chili had outlawed these surgeries on nonconsenting intersex children. It ends up that something else ended up happening to the creation of this new law that invalidates the original resolution. Quote: On August 23, 2016, the Chilean Ministry of Health issued Circular No. 7, 2016, which invalidated… Continue reading Chile outlawed unnecessary Genital “Normalizing” Surgeries on Intersex Babies! 2nd country to do so since last April 2015, when Malta was the first.
As an intersex person, my story is a testimony that we do not have to be surgically altered to be loved; and yes, although my life was medically extremely difficult in many ways, I found a life partner of over twenty-seven years and we created a beautiful family. To my family I am not broken.… Continue reading Doctors, Please Stop Lying to Our Parents. Intersex people are lovable without being fixed. WE ARE HUMAN
I am a person born with intersex traits, that was assumed to be female, and raised female. A Cisgender person identifies as the gender they are assigned to at birth. I do not, nor have I ever felt Cisgender, even when I appeared female. All the therapy and surgery in the world could never achieve… Continue reading I am an Intersex Person. I never felt like a Cisgender Person and I Relate to Some Transgender Men.
INTERSEX HUMAN RIGHTS: H help us get the message out U ugly things are allowed to happen to intersex babies M make a difference today, and share an intersex person's story A anger can make a difference if focused and controlled N no more atrocities R reason with… Continue reading Poem: Human Rights; December 10th, International Human Rights Day
Here is the "Doctors Opposing Circumcision Genital Integrity Policy Statement", below. So, why are the genitals of intersex infants still being destroyed? How can one justify "corrective" surgery, when it takes away fertility, and genital integrity? When an intersex infant is operated on, to assign their gender through surgical "corrective" interventions, they somehow justified… Continue reading Doctors Opposing Circumcision Genital Integrity Policy Statement: So, why are the genitals of intersex infants still being mutilated?
My father told me to not tell. That the world would want me to burn in hell. I told you, my friend, you ran and flee. He was right, you hated me! I will forever miss those who could not be, on this path to cherish me. Family so mortified, Devastated that I am now alive.… Continue reading Poem: Maybe, just maybe, it is time to (Un)know Gender