Yes, it is true that “assigned male/female at birth” came from the intersex community first and the transgender community now uses it too. Some in the intersex community say the transgender community appropriated it. Let me explain why this hurt. Typically an endosex person's sex is observed at birth and simply written down. When born intersex… Continue reading Where did “assigned male/female at birth” come from?
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
I am excited to announce, and celebrate that PFLAG Rockford Illinois is the second PFLAG Chapter to responsibly include intersex. My chapter, PFLAG of Jacksonville is the first. This happening after they made me their Director of Gender/INTERSEX Education. It is my goal now to help other PFLAG chapters add the "I" responsibly. While traveling to… Continue reading PFLAG Rockford Chapter is the 2nd to become INTERSEX Inclusive.
I am a Gender/Intersex Activist. I entered this world to help you change things. and yet I am excluded, talked badly about, and hurt by your lies. When the Colors of this Rainbow fight, it hurts this world, not just me. I am a Gender/Intersex Activist. I was hurt by this world like you were,… Continue reading When the Colors of this Rainbow Fight
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
As an emerging intersex activist, I have sadly witnessed a divide among the intersex community. I do not have to give details or specific incidences. My only suggestion, is let’s try to work as a team, let’s try to be accountable for our actions, let’s try to make amends, and accept amends. I do NOT… Continue reading I am a BRIDGE BUILDER
As an intersex survivor, it is my commitment to join other intersex or social activist, in helping to show this world that little intersex children should not be harmed any more. I am now dedicated to do this with Judi Herring, M.D., and with the new friendships, mentorship and wisdom of several intersex activists who… Continue reading I am an Emerging Gender/Intersex Activist