Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Relationships, Self-Determination

Is my husband gay, now that I appear a man? I will use “Intersexual” as a Sexual Orientation.

Now that I appear a guy, my husband is often asked if he is gay?   It is a difficult question since he has never been with a typical man before, nor wanted to be with one.   He was with only typical females before me. As some already know, I was born intersex, and… Continue reading Is my husband gay, now that I appear a man? I will use “Intersexual” as a Sexual Orientation.

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Poems

Poem: I hide my rage!

I HIDE MY RAGE!  As an Activist, I am on the front lines of a war. I won't walk away, or escape through that door. It is in front of me day in and day out and I do it without pay. * I see the pain, I talk to the people who are hurting… Continue reading Poem: I hide my rage!

Human Rights Violations, Poems, Prejudice, Short Messages

Another Intersex Poem: It is sad when it takes bravery to be my friend.

    It is sad when it takes bravery to be my friend. What will your friends say, when they find out, that I was born in-between, or was once called a beautiful woman with a "disorder of sexual development",  or a "syndrome"? * I now appear a queer gay man, I won't even conform to… Continue reading Another Intersex Poem: It is sad when it takes bravery to be my friend.

Human Rights, Prejudice, Relationships

Dear Ally, Please Don’t Deny you are a Person of Privilege to Love Me

I have a few people in my life who are really trying to be good allies.  I genuinely appreciate this.   As a minority, in many ways, I know that it is not always easy to accept a person like me in your life. I know that most mean well, but here is the problem, with… Continue reading Dear Ally, Please Don’t Deny you are a Person of Privilege to Love Me