Bridge Building, Intersex Awareness, Poems

Poem: Enter I* | By Gabriel Filpi

*Intersex Enter I * Into my life    I, Imagine,      I -- Myself -- Me. In a world where I can be, I*      and do not have to try, To fit in places where      I          do                  … Continue reading Poem: Enter I* | By Gabriel Filpi

Bridge Building, Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Genital Integrity, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Cosmetic Surgery, Intersex People, Intersex Traits, Questions and Answers, Science, United Nations

A survivor of Intersex Genital Mutilation: Is Hypospadias Intersex?

The surgeries for Hypospadias are sold like kool-aid or a Pepsi commercial by some clinics and hospitals.  The new latest and greatest technique being competed for by surgeons.   The life of the child in the balance.  Is it a girl?  Is it a boy?  Never to ask if the child should get to decide… Continue reading A survivor of Intersex Genital Mutilation: Is Hypospadias Intersex?

Bridge Building, Civil Rights, Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Cultural Dysphoria, Genital Integrity, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Cosmetic Surgery, Intersex People, Prejudice, Self-Determination, Short Messages, United Nations

These Human Rights Organizations and many more say it is time to Stop Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM).

    All these organizations say it is time to give intersex children their self-determination over their own gender identity and allow the child to grow up to decide on their own if they need surgery or not.   Most surgeries done on intersex children are cosmetic in nature, unnecessary and done without the child's… Continue reading These Human Rights Organizations and many more say it is time to Stop Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM).

Bridge Building, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Questions and Answers, Short Messages

The Story Behind this Yellow and Purple Intersex Flag

The Intersex Flag As you may have noticed, in my blogs I often celebrate this intersex flag.  In 2015 I  brought this flag to America, from Australia, and have proudly celebrated with it at many PRIDE events, making intersex awareness, and when I give educational talks at conferences and conventions.  There are a few flags out… Continue reading The Story Behind this Yellow and Purple Intersex Flag