Bridge Building, Civil Rights, Gender Nonconforming, Human Rights, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, Relationships, Transgender, United Nations

For Parents: How to Screen for a Safe Transgender or Intersex Therapist or Doctor

Both Transgender and Intersex children deserve to be medically and psychologically treated with dignity and respect and be given the human right to self-determine their own gender identity and gender expression.  So below I will share two separate lists of how this can be achieved.  These two lists are very different and will demonstrate the… Continue reading For Parents: How to Screen for a Safe Transgender or Intersex Therapist or Doctor

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Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Prejudice, Self-Determination, Short Messages

Genitals Do Not Equal Gender

  This is well done.  I appreciate Hollie Howitt in their effort to change society to stop equating that our genitals equal gender.  Hollie uses adult language, while also using controversial words for vagina and penis, she makes a very good point about the human right to orgasm.  Plus, they elaborate on how the male… Continue reading Genitals Do Not Equal Gender

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Cultural Dysphoria, Human Rights, Intersex Awareness, Transgender

Two diagnoses that bring in the cash $$ for surgeons, psychiatrist, and therapist: Disorders of Sex Development, and Gender Dysphoria

Bottom line: If they can convince us, or our parents, that we are born in the wrong body, there is a TON of money to be made. The two most common diagnosis that leads to genital surgery,  sex reassignment surgery, or therapy are:  Disorder of Sexual Development (DSD), and Gender Dysphoria.   I hope to… Continue reading Two diagnoses that bring in the cash $$ for surgeons, psychiatrist, and therapist: Disorders of Sex Development, and Gender Dysphoria

Civil Rights, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice

When you do not include the “I” in your human rights efforts, this is why it hurts me and other people born intersex:

I am not transgender.  I was born intersex.  But since I was raised the wrong gender, and had to reclaim my true gender, Guess what?   Almost everything that can happen to a gay person, lesbian, transgender person, or gender non-conforming queer person, has happened to me.    I now know I am not alone.… Continue reading When you do not include the “I” in your human rights efforts, this is why it hurts me and other people born intersex:

Celebrations, Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Relationships, Self-Determination, Transgender

What do you do on Mother’s Day when your mom becomes your dad? HAPPY SEAHORSE DAY! A Holiday Created by My Family. Plus, the story of a beautiful transgender woman, and three special guys who gave birth.

In the summer of 2015, I finally was legally recognized as the male gender  This was after appearing an intersex female in this world for forty-six years.  You see, I was born with many conditions that are now recognized as an intersex condition. Mother's Day came upon us, and what do we do now, our kids… Continue reading What do you do on Mother’s Day when your mom becomes your dad? HAPPY SEAHORSE DAY! A Holiday Created by My Family. Plus, the story of a beautiful transgender woman, and three special guys who gave birth.

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, Intersex Awareness

Intersex Bodies are Not an error: My Intersex Story, and the stories of so many others.

Blogs I have written about how intersex is not a defect, a syndrome, or about being disordered: 1) My genitals are not “Normal”, but I don’t think normal is normal. 2) It is time to stop the “normalizing” genital surgery on intersex infants! 3) “It’s too small, let’s make them into a girl!” Yup, this atrocity is still happening… Continue reading Intersex Bodies are Not an error: My Intersex Story, and the stories of so many others.

Intersex Awareness, Poems

Poem: Parts are Parts, and Venus and Mars can get over it.

  Parts are parts! If it belongs to a girl, it's a girl part. If it belongs to a boy, it's a boy part. A penis is not just a boy part If it belongs to a girl it should not break your heart. A penis can be a girl part and Venus and Mars… Continue reading Poem: Parts are Parts, and Venus and Mars can get over it.

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.

Celebrations, Civil Rights, Emancipation, Freedom, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Activist, Self-Determination

Poem: I Will Sing My Song

I Will Sing My Song How could you see my angel wings, you were blind, you could not sing. I was locked in a Cage. How could you see that I was special, they had lied to you, they told you I was all wrong and you believed them. You locked me up, and let… Continue reading Poem: I Will Sing My Song