Human Rights Violations, Poems, Prejudice, Relationships

Poem: I am a cliff climber

No words need to be said. Yes, it is utterly and horrifically overwhelming at times I rarely get a break And once again Over and over again Shoved off the cliff I am a cliff climber  After fifty years I am damn good at it too At least now I know I am not alone… Continue reading Poem: I am a cliff climber

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Bridge Building, Civil Rights, Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice, Self-Determination, Transgender, United Nations

Every Human Deserves Self-Determination

It is impossible for me to please everyone in the intersex and transgender community.   I do the best I can to respect everyone. I always say:  when you have met ONE intersex person you have met ONE intersex person.   Some of us are cis-gender (agree with our birth assignment) and heterosexual, and not… Continue reading Every Human Deserves Self-Determination

Poems

My Poem: I am the Storm

t I am the Storm. The Unforgivable. I put this world on its head now. When I decided to no longer remain silent, my blood family turned me into the living dead. As Hurricane Irma approaches I realized once more that life can be short. When I appeared a woman to this world, so sick… Continue reading My Poem: I am the Storm

Hate Crimes, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Erasure, Intersex People, Intersex Traits, Prejudice

If this is not eugenics and genocide what is it?

Here is something that should not go unspoken anymore:  The plan for the extinction of us intersex people: If they can't abort us when detected in-utero, when we are born they will make us infertile. If we are a risk of appearing homosexual to this world, they will cut off our parts, and create parts.… Continue reading If this is not eugenics and genocide what is it?

Intersex Phobia, Prejudice, Transphobia

Examples of Transphobia, Queerphobia, ​Intersexphobia & Homophobia

    The following are examples of Transphobic attitudes (note that sometimes these examples below can be examples of Queerphobia too): The belief/insistence that trans women are not "real women" The belief/insistence that trans men are not "real men". The belief/insistence that non-binary genders are invalid and do not exist. The belief/insistence that transsexual people… Continue reading Examples of Transphobia, Queerphobia, ​Intersexphobia & Homophobia

Anonymous Messages, Human Rights, Prejudice, Relationships

An Anonymous Message from a Suicidal Intersex Survivor

I have been helping an intersex survivor and asked to share their words to this world.  I Hope this makes everyone give pause.  It is no wonder why the suicide rate is so high.  I have felt the same at times: I may seem like a strong person, but in reality, I am fragile deep… Continue reading An Anonymous Message from a Suicidal Intersex Survivor

Cultural Dysphoria, Poems, Prejudice, Relationships, Self-Determination

Poem: Somebody else was in control

  They told me I had to be a girl. Can you imagine being told you are a girl? Somebody else was in control.  At three years old, they told me my body could never pass as a boy. Can you imagine being told your body is wrong at three? Somebody else was in control.… Continue reading Poem: Somebody else was in control

Intersex People, Poems, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, Transgender

Poem: Over 50% would have died.

Over 50% would have died. I just survived what most would not have. No I do not like this world. It is a cruel and cold place for intersex people and transgender people. Most would not have switched their gender to save their lives. I can't respect that. I just survived what most wouldn't have.… Continue reading Poem: Over 50% would have died.

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Hate Crimes, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice, Relationships, Self-Determination, United Nations

Being rejected by my family because of what I represent when I speak up for my intersex cousin who was mutilated.

I have an intersex cousin who was born about ten years after me. They allowed a surgeon to cut off their child's phallus for no good reason. They allowed themselves to be talked into the utterly crazy belief that all there is to be a woman is to be missing a penis.  Worse, this surgeon… Continue reading Being rejected by my family because of what I represent when I speak up for my intersex cousin who was mutilated.