Poems

Poem: The leaves fall with my tears

I am alone yet not alone The seasons changed again the green leaves mourn their green color fading into shades of orange, yellow, red and some ugly shades of brown To later fall to the ground into the rubbish To feed the snails - you say I am alone yet not alone The seasons changed… Continue reading Poem: The leaves fall with my tears

Civil Rights, Human Rights, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Intersex Traits, My Intersex Story, Our Intersex Love Story, Prejudice

Dear Medical Complex and Government, Gestational Fathers Exist!

Dear Medical Complex and Government, My son and daughter are biologically related to both of their parents. We are two men, a gestational dad, and a seminal father. You see, I am an intersex man. I am not a woman.I am not female. We are not the only family like this. Please update your forms immediately! Your prejudice… Continue reading Dear Medical Complex and Government, Gestational Fathers Exist!

Hate Crimes, Human Rights Violations, Relationships

When it is not safe to share our pronouns.

I often have conversations with people on Facebook, and the comments I share below are an accumulation of responses to this post: Please share a time when it is not safe to share your own or another person's true pronouns. Note: "True Pronouns" are what we have self-determined to reflect our authentic gender identity and… Continue reading When it is not safe to share our pronouns.

My Intersex Story, Relationships, Short Messages

A call for action: My pronouns are not “preferred” they are required.

A Call for ACTION to our allies. I am asking for language to change regarding pronouns. Please say instead: "Please share your required pronouns with me, but only if you feel safe." Here are my reasons: 1) My pronouns are not preferred, they are required and never negotiable. 2) It is not always safe to… Continue reading A call for action: My pronouns are not “preferred” they are required.

Anonymous Messages, Transgender

Dysphoria explained by a friend

I often offer my blog as a place to share things. My friend Tempnumen thought that more might relate to what they write about dysphoria, so I have published their thoughts for more views. Here is their message to you: My mind wouldn’t shut off, and it wandered over into the “Why don’t cisgender people… Continue reading Dysphoria explained by a friend

Bridge Building, Hope, Human Rights, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Erasure, Intersex History, Intersex inclusion, Prejudice

An Intersex Gay Transgender Man’s Plea: A Call for Action to All Welcoming Queer and LGBTQ+ Loving Religious Affiliations

This poster was shared from Rainbow Human Rights Community on Facebook. My message is an urgent call for action to our intersex allies.  Especially if you are a part of any religious affiliation that is adding and lifting up LGBTQ+ people.  As a people, who embrace queerology and ethics, it is imperative that we change the narrative… Continue reading An Intersex Gay Transgender Man’s Plea: A Call for Action to All Welcoming Queer and LGBTQ+ Loving Religious Affiliations

Human Rights Violations, Intersex People, Intersex Phobia, My Intersex Story, Our Intersex Love Story, Transgender

In 2014, when I came out, I was told I could never receive communion again.

In 2014, when I cam out my authentic gender identity, I was told by my church I could never receive communion ever again. All due living as a man now and going against my birth assignment. Now my husband and I would appear fabulously gay and I would be considered transgender to my birth assignment.… Continue reading In 2014, when I came out, I was told I could never receive communion again.

Celebrations, Intersex Erasure, My Intersex Story, Poems, Relationships

Poem: A Gestational Father on Seahorse Day!

You were stuck Inside of me They had to free you, as you kicked my ribs to get out They cut you out of me so you could breathe life Some shamed me for it Saying I was somehow less than all women With their actions, or lack of actions They are afraid to stand… Continue reading Poem: A Gestational Father on Seahorse Day!

Poems, Relationships

Poem: You are a man, I am a man.

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com We are similar but we are not the same You are a man, I am a man You say that is the same No There is more Our world erased me so you don't even know there is more You are man, I am a man I fathered your children… Continue reading Poem: You are a man, I am a man.

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Cultural Dysphoria, Emancipation, endosexism, Freedom, Genital Integrity, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Cosmetic Surgery, Intersex Erasure, Intersex People, Intersex Phobia, Intersex Traits, My Intersex Story, Prejudice, Science, Self-Determination, TEDx Jacksonville, Transgender, United Nations

My Plea: I am a 46XX CAH Intersex Nonconforming Gay Transgender MAN

This is the Poster I e-mailed for the Laurie Children's Hospital CAH Stories Symposium, Held on Feb. 4th and 5th, 2022. Email: cahstories@luriechildrens.org The text in the poster above reads: I AM A MAN I am a 46 XX CAH Intersex Nonconforming Gay Transgender MAN You will not erase my intersex existence with your bad… Continue reading My Plea: I am a 46XX CAH Intersex Nonconforming Gay Transgender MAN