Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Culture Dysphoria, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Self-Determination

Chop chop chop…and I get to hug the little children chopped on.

    As an INTERSEX ACTIVIST: Yesterday, I got to help a mom of an 8 year old child find a doctor. You know why? Because their daughter is an outcast now and not all doctors are "safe" now.   You know why, their daughter is an outcast? Because their daughter was born with a… Continue reading Chop chop chop…and I get to hug the little children chopped on.

Human Rights Violations, Poems, Prejudice, Short Messages

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.

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Culture Dysphoria, Freedom, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice, Self-Determination, Transgender

My genitals are not “Normal”, but I don’t think normal is normal.

I am tired of hearing the words "normal".  Who is truly "normal"?   Is the government and the medical system that powerful that it can declare me, or anyone "defective" or "disordered", when our genitals do not add up to "normal"?  So far the answer is "yes"; And yet, nature created my intersex body and… Continue reading My genitals are not “Normal”, but I don’t think normal is normal.

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits, Poems, Self-Determination, Transgender

My Poem: THE Female PENIS

  THE Female PENIS If you got one, you are told the rules. No make-up, no pink. This world will make you think You can't even act in certain ways or play in certain ways  your world becomes blue All these gender roles taught to us Due to two small boxes Male and Female But… Continue reading My Poem: THE Female PENIS

Culture Dysphoria, Human Rights Violations, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, Relationships

Why I said ‘no’ to Dr. Phil.

  What a Ride! I watched a November 2015 Dr. Phil show episode entitled, Mama's Little Boy or Daddy's Little Girl: Identity Confusion or Brainwashing?. The reason I’m giving that show space in my blog is to illustrate the way NOT to advocate for intersex human rights, and I almost got coerced into it.   The… Continue reading Why I said ‘no’ to Dr. Phil.

Culture Dysphoria, Hope, Human Rights, Poems, Self-Determination

My Plea to this Earth, my Poem: I Have a DREAM

I have a Dream  I have a DREAM That TOGETHER this world will CHANGE. That CULTURE can SHIFT and rearrange. The MEN can have EGGS, and WOMEN can have SPERM. That the world will not end if this BINARY MYTH is BURNED. That the intersex genitals of babies will no longer be SURGICALLY ERASED. And XX Men… Continue reading My Plea to this Earth, my Poem: I Have a DREAM

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Culture Dysphoria, Human Rights Violations, Prejudice, Self-Determination

It is time to stop the “normalizing” genital surgery on intersex infants!

This diagram, above, shows some of the varieties of genital appearance that can occur in some forms of intersex.  Often, when a baby is born appearing like one of these varieties of human, it is considered a "psychosocial emergency"; and doctors want to make the child appear as typical as possible as soon as possible.  The… Continue reading It is time to stop the “normalizing” genital surgery on intersex infants!

Culture Dysphoria, Human Rights, Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

Why was I diagnosed with GENDER DYSPHORIA?

As a person born intersex, October 2014, I desperately needed to reclaim my true gender.  It was for health, mental and spiritual reasons.  It had become life or death for me at this point.  To get help, I had to seek out a transgender doctor, because no other doctor would go against my assigned gender… Continue reading Why was I diagnosed with GENDER DYSPHORIA?