*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
Intersex Girl My name is Joey and I’m here to say, I am intersex and that’s okay. I love to dance, sing and play football too and that does not make me different than you. I love being me and you love being you, there is so much we can do. We can kick a… Continue reading IAD 2018 Poem: I am an Intersex Girl
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
Intersex Day of Remembrance, also known as Intersex Solidarity Day, is an international awareness day that aims to draw attention to the issues faced by members of the intersex community. It is observed on November 8, marking the birth anniversary of Herculine Barbin. Herculine was a hermaphrodite who wrote a memoir about their life and… Continue reading Intersex Day of Remembrance and Solidarity 2017
Joey is an amazing spirit, child, and has pure innocence. At nine years old she is very clear about her gender identity and embraces their feminine side, and yet still has a great passion for sports and aspirations to become a football player! May this world awaken gently to allow such amazing children… Continue reading Joey’s Gift: Self-Determination
Every Intersex Awareness Day is a very special day for me. However, this year is far more special. This year I would like to introduce a very brave little intersex girl named Joey. To our amazement there we were in the same city! Tiescha Thomasson is the amazing mother, my personal friend, and who… Continue reading HAPPY Intersex Awareness Day 2017! Joey meets Pirate Antonio Phoenix
Here are some examples of the misguidance doctors tell parents of intersex infants, and children, to reinforce that surgery is a must, when it rarely medically necessary: 1 Medical Misguidance: The most common thing I see happening is that doctors are not calling intersex infants, intersex. I am certain that this is in order to… Continue reading INTERSEX Erasure Hurts! Examples of Misguidance from Doctors.
I have joined my husband of twenty-eight years to make this message to the world for October, 26th, Intersex Awareness Day 2016. After living for so long believing I was broken, I now know that I was born perfect and that I am lovable. Thank you, my sweet husband, for loving me for who I am,… Continue reading I was born perfect, and I am lovable. Thank you, United Nations.
My friend, Hiker Chiu started the "Global Free Hugs with Intersex movement" 全球擁抱陰陽人運動; in Taiwan. I am honored, and with their blessing, I will be bringing their "Free Hugs with Intersex movement" to the United States! On October 1st and 2nd, 2016, with my intersex friend, Shane Evert, we plan to give hugs… Continue reading The Global Free Hugs With Intersex Movement comes to the USA!