Short Answer: It is up to the intersex person to decide if they are transgender or not. Long Answer: A) Cisgender = When an Endosex (not born intersex) person, agrees with their birth assignment. B) Gender Identity = Our personality and how we feel female, male, both or neither. C) Biological Sex = Endosex or Intersex… Continue reading Can an Intersex person be Transgender?
I WISH THIS WORLD WOULD STOP EQUATING GENITALS and Body Parts to GENDER. I believe it is harming intersex children, gender non-conforming people and those transgender people who want genital integrity and the genitals they were born with. NOTE: Biological Sex is of or relating to the physical, whereas gender is of or relating… Continue reading STOP! Surgery Does Not Create an Intersex Child’s Gender
I have heard it will take time. That it is going to take time to stop mutilating the genitals of innocent children. No, you are not "fixing us" and getting away with it no longer. Yes, you heard right. We all shout from the rooftops now! That this world is so barbaric! Everyone will… Continue reading My Plea to this World on New Year’s Day 2018.
Transgender and Transexual A person who identifies as transgender or transsexual are usually people who are born with a typical male or female anatomies but feel that their birth assignment was wrong. Some believe that they are born into the "wrong body", and others feel they are of nonconforming in their body anatomy… Continue reading The Difference Between Transgender or Transexual and Being Born Intersex.
It is impossible for me to please everyone in the intersex and transgender community. MLK Jr was NOT liked by all in his community. He moved forward anyway. I do the best I can to respect everyone. I always say: when you have met ONE intersex person you have met ONE intersex person. Some… Continue reading Every Human Deserves Self-Determination
I have an intersex cousin who was born about ten years after me. They allowed a surgeon to cut off their child's phallus for no good reason. They allowed themselves to be talked into the utterly crazy belief that all there is to be a woman is to be missing a penis. Worse, this surgeon… Continue reading Being rejected by my family because of what I represent when I speak up for my intersex cousin who was mutilated.
Normalizing interventions done to our bodies and to our minds. Unthinkable, and yet it is still allowed to happen. Unthinkable, and yet the medical complex still gets away with it. And here we are having to stay calm! When it is simply unthinkable! Here we are trying to teach you, so that culture will stop doing… Continue reading Poem: STOP the Unthinkable!
This poem was inspired after an amazing conversation with Judi Herring, M.D., the creator of the TEDx Talk: Gender Bound, Lessons From the World Between. Yup, I am a Boxphobe! PINK can be for boys! and BLUE can be for girls! and The RAINBOW is for HUMAN! ¤¤¤¤ Yup, I am a Boxphobe! Do… Continue reading Poem: I am a Boxphobe!
Our kids are proof that it is about educating only about the male/female binary, and intersex erasure, that messes up the truth around natural bodily variations existing in us humans. You see, our children were taught that intersex bodies existed, as soon as I realized I was not a disorder and was actually born intersex… Continue reading The FEMALE PENIS and the MALE VAGINA; and explaining this to our children.