Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Culture Dysphoria, Freedom, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice, Self-Determination, Transgender

My genitals are not “Normal”, but I don’t think normal is normal.

I am tired of hearing the words "normal".  Who is truly "normal"?   Is the government and the medical system that powerful that it can declare me, or anyone "defective" or "disordered", when our genitals do not add up to "normal"?  So far the answer is "yes"; And yet, nature created my intersex body and… Continue reading My genitals are not “Normal”, but I don’t think normal is normal.

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice, Self-Determination, Transgender

The Surgical Assignment of Gender and the Public Bathroom Problem in America

I would like to bring to attention, that to change one's gender, if assigned wrong by the authorities at birth,  in some states in America a person has no choice but to have genital surgery to match the typical genitals for the male and female binary. To find out the laws in each state that… Continue reading The Surgical Assignment of Gender and the Public Bathroom Problem in America

Emancipation, Poems, Relationships

Poem: Why did you want me to die?

Why did you want me to die? The last I heard you were "Devastated" that I saved my life. "Devastated" that you now have a brother "Devastated" that I did not die a broken and A very sick intersex woman Why did you want me to die? Did I ruin your plans for my funeral?… Continue reading Poem: Why did you want me to die?

Celebrations, Civil Rights, Emancipation, Freedom, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Activist, Self-Determination

Poem: I Will Sing My Song

I Will Sing My Song How could you see my angel wings, you were blind, you could not sing. I was locked in a Cage. How could you see that I was special, they had lied to you, they told you I was all wrong and you believed them. You locked me up, and let… Continue reading Poem: I Will Sing My Song

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits, Poems, Self-Determination, Transgender

My Poem: THE Female PENIS

  THE Female PENIS If you got one, you are told the rules. No make-up, no pink. This world will make you think You can't even act in certain ways or play in certain ways  your world becomes blue All these gender roles taught to us Due to two small boxes Male and Female But… Continue reading My Poem: THE Female PENIS

Civil Rights, Emancipation, Human Rights, Intersex Activist, Poems, Prejudice, Self-Determination, Short Messages

Poem: I AM A MAN

I see the pictures of the past "I AM A MAN!"  These pictures blast What is the difference? There isn't one No Civil Rights for me.... It has just begun.   By Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez March 4, 2016 Dedicated to any man who might understand. Billy Porter updated his Facebook cover with this photo… Continue reading Poem: I AM A MAN

Poems, Relationships, Self-Determination

Poem: Dear Dad, Invisible is no way to live.

Dear Dad, INVISIBLE Is no way to live I was your little boy, that could never be seen The doctors told you I was born a girl You and mom believed them My brother stole the show from me He was your son I was the broken one They taught me that I could not be… Continue reading Poem: Dear Dad, Invisible is no way to live.

Celebrations, Hope, Human Rights, Self-Determination

I CAN EXIST NOW! Thanks to a Lesbian trapped in a hairy man’s body.

In 2014,  I virtually met a man, who dealt with some of the same metabolic problems as ours.  Facebook had connected him to me through a support group I used to run.  I was his first contact who dealt with this same condition of ours. At the time I was pretty much roommates with my husband.… Continue reading I CAN EXIST NOW! Thanks to a Lesbian trapped in a hairy man’s body.

Human Rights, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

Are my Husband and I Gay Men Now? How We Became Sexual Minorities, Our Intersex Love Story.

How did my husband and I become a sexual minority? First of all, I did not want to be a sexual minority.  None of us get to pick how we are born.  I was born as a 46, XX Intersex Person.  My husband and I fell in love back in 1989. He never knew that… Continue reading Are my Husband and I Gay Men Now? How We Became Sexual Minorities, Our Intersex Love Story.

Anunnaki Ray's Photographic Stories, Hope, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Poems

An Intersex Poem of Freedom: I Will Sing My Song

  For Warmth I hold my face between my hands no I am not crying I hold my face between my hands to keep my loneliness warm two hands protecting two hands nourishing two hands to prevent my soul from leaving me in anger By Thich Nhat Hanh My sorrow and empathy consume me when… Continue reading An Intersex Poem of Freedom: I Will Sing My Song