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!
Today I posted this on my Public Facebook Page: Mx. Anunnaki Ray's Gender/Intersex Activist: The message read: ****Please share this one and help those of us born intersex to change culture.**** I rarely ask for a favor, but PLEASE help this meme to go viral! Nothing is more frustrating than when documentaries educate wrong about… Continue reading Please help us to change the way they talk about us.
Cary G. Costello, Ph.D. shared this photo recently on social media. They were born intersex, and refer to themselves also as a transgender man. Like me, Cary gave birth to a baby. After much pregnancy loss, I had two babies, and we adopted our youngest. I have been with my husband for twenty-eight years, this… Continue reading “Womb Man” versus “Woman with a Beard”; My thoughts, my story.
I truly do not think most people want to hurt me, especially my friends. However, sometimes the things people say do just that. Since I know few have been educated about people like me, I try to simply explain why that was not an appropriate thing to say. I have to have much patience because… Continue reading Comments that people say that hurt me, as a person born intersex who is reclaiming their true gender.
Recently they have been trying to get the senate to pass a bill that would require Sex Ed to be LGBTQ inclusive. This would be progress, this would be awesome even. However, it still does not include intersex, nor the teaching of our intersex bodies. It is another example of intersex erasure. Below I explain… Continue reading Here is another sad example of Intersex Erasure:
Yup, I used to have chromosome Dysphoria! It was caused by science not catching up with my very real existence as an intersex nonconforming man. Chromosome Dysphoria is very real. Chromosome dysphoria happens when we are taught that only females can have XX chromosomes and males have XY chromosomes, and we believe this myth! To… Continue reading Gender is NOT Determined by Our Sex Chromosomes.
Am I angry I was raised a girl? The true emotions are devastated, overwhelmed, and crushed. This world was not better prepared for my arrival, nor more than it is prepared for a baby born like me now. So I share my life story to change this. I wish my parents had been instructed to… Continue reading Am I Angry I was raised a Girl?