Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers

Difference Between Hermaphrodite and Intersex

Hermaphrodite vs Intersex   The two terms Hermaphrodite and Intersex have been used synonymously before the mid-years of the last century.  However, they have been explained in the scientific literature so that it would be convenient to understand the difference between these two terms.  Since the mid-1990's, it has been important to some in the… Continue reading Difference Between Hermaphrodite and Intersex

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Gender, Human Rights, Intersex Awareness, Self-Determination, Transgender

A Penis and a Vagina does not Create our Gender Identity

I like to teach that gender is our personality and that a penis and a vagina does not create our gender identity. We are not assigned our personality, we just become it. Just like becoming left or right handed, or being able to be ambidextrous and use both hands.  We now trust a child to… Continue reading A Penis and a Vagina does not Create our Gender Identity

Human Rights, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Erasure, Prejudice, Relationships, Science, United Nations

The male/female binary is a Myth!

I am a man, with a few boy parts, that most call girl parts. But that is only because they believe in lies. They are all boy parts if they are my parts because I am a boy.  I might be non-conforming, but they belong to me, and my legal gender is male.  As for… Continue reading The male/female binary is a Myth!

Emancipation, Freedom, Human Rights, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Erasure, Poems

Poem: I am a Boxphobe!

This poem was inspired after an amazing conversation with Judi Herring, M.D., the creator of the TEDx Talk: Gender Bound, Lessons From the World Between.   Yup, I am a Boxphobe! PINK can be for boys! and BLUE can be for girls! and The RAINBOW is for HUMAN! ¤¤¤¤ Yup, I am a Boxphobe! Do… Continue reading Poem: I am a Boxphobe!

Intersex Activist, Questions and Answers

What I believe:

I believe that the Self-Determination of Gender is a human right for all humans.  Gender to me, is like our personality.  It has nothing to do with our genitals, reproductive systems, chromosomes or hormones.  Therefore a woman can have a female penis, and a man can have a man's vagina.  I also believe that if… Continue reading What I believe:

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Transgender, United Nations

The difference between transgender and intersex and the harm that wrong language can bring

Language is very important, and language can do harm. Here is one example to why: The biggest priority most intersex activist/advocates/educators have, like me, is decreasing genital mutilation in babies born with intersex traits and decreasing our bodies being aborted when detected before birth. This means "Born in the wrong body" transgender theories, can do… Continue reading The difference between transgender and intersex and the harm that wrong language can bring

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Gender, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination, Transgender, United Nations

My thoughts about the Third Gender Box, Gender Neutral or Gender X

I was born with intersex variations, here is my autobiography.   My body does not comply with the rules that would put me into either the biological male box or the biological female box. So at my birth, and during my life, and up until the emancipation of my true gender, I was forced, mostly… Continue reading My thoughts about the Third Gender Box, Gender Neutral or Gender X

Human Rights, Intersex Awareness, National Geographic, Science, United Nations

The Letter I wrote National Geographic

Dear Editors of National Geographic, This is a most urgent matter. I hope you can fix this horrendous error as soon as possible. It has been brought to my attention that you are using the wrong definition of intersex in your "GENDER REVOLUTION" article. By calling intersex a "disorder of sexual development" you are promoting… Continue reading The Letter I wrote National Geographic

Anonymous Messages, Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, United Nations

An Anonymous letter from a parent; to National Geographic.

Above Picture is part of the series of: Born Perfect Baby Memes, By Mx. Anunnaki Ray Below is the heart wrenching letter that was sent to NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, from a parent of an intersex little girl, asking them to change the verbiage of "Disorder of Sexual Development" to "natural variation".   I share this to show… Continue reading An Anonymous letter from a parent; to National Geographic.

Culture Dysphoria, Intersex Awareness, Poems, Relationships

Poem: This is a Broken World that I emerge into.

Before I emerged from my closet….. I hid in shame, because they said I would be un-lovable. I have now emerged into a world that is full of their own little secrets. I hid in shame, because they said I would be un-lovable. I emerge to a world that has the same shame you instilled… Continue reading Poem: This is a Broken World that I emerge into.