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.
Blogs I have written about how intersex is not a defect, a syndrome, or about being disordered: 1) My genitals are not “Normal”, but I don’t think normal is normal. 2) It is time to stop the “normalizing” genital surgery on intersex infants! 3) “It’s too small, let’s make them into a girl!” Yup, this atrocity is still happening… Continue reading Intersex Bodies are Not an error: My Intersex Story, and the stories of so many others.
Pictures of women in history who grew out their beards: Grace Gilbert - The Redheaded Bearded Lady This is Jusepe de Ribera's 1631 painting, "The Bearded Woman." “Womb Man” versus “Woman with a Beard”; My thoughts, my story. So why are some women able to grow beards? There are a few reasons to… Continue reading Women with Beards.
This diagram, above, shows some of the varieties of genital appearance that can occur in some forms of intersex. Often, when a baby is born appearing like one of these varieties of human, it is considered a "psychosocial emergency"; and doctors want to make the child appear as typical as possible as soon as possible. The… Continue reading It is time to stop the “normalizing” genital surgery on intersex infants!
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
All I Want for Christmas All I want for Christmas Is the intersex babies to be born Loved for who they are Praised like in the past The amazing miracle of nature's diversity, that we are All I want for Christmas Is the intersex babies to be born Not fearing unnecessary pain To not be… Continue reading All I Want for Christmas