Human Rights Violations, Jim Costich, The Man with the Hidden Playground

The 100% Female Intersex Girlz

By Jim Costich  March 29th, 2019 Before I begin, here is a reminder of the definition of Intersex from the United Nations Intersex fact sheet: Intersex people are born with sex characteristics (including genitals, gonads and chromosome patterns) that do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies. Intersex is an umbrella term… Continue reading The 100% Female Intersex Girlz

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Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Cultural Dysphoria, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Poems, Self-Determination

Poem: Stop Cutting us With Steel

Stop Cutting us With Steel We are not a myth, We are real. We are hermaphrodites. To be cut by the blade, and by steel. To be erased, by this cruel world. That is threatened by our existence. We are not a myth, We are real. We are hermaphrodites. That word HERMAPHRODITE you even destroyed… Continue reading Poem: Stop Cutting us With Steel

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Self-Determination

Intersex Children: Waiting to Decide on Sex Surgery

This documentary, from ABC news, is about a person born with both male and female genitals and their meeting with the surgeon who operated on him as a baby. This surgeon sadly shows little regret for the error made in assigning gender wrong.  Children born with both genitals used to be called hermaphrodites, now they're… Continue reading Intersex Children: Waiting to Decide on Sex Surgery