Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

How I was medically, and psychiatrically violated as an intersex person.

I was born in 1967 and assigned a female at birth and on my birth certificate. My medical career as a patient started at three years old.  It was after they realized they had a boy on their hands, that was not allowed to be a boy. Back then, they called me "perceptionaly handicapped", and… Continue reading How I was medically, and psychiatrically violated as an intersex person.

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Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

Comments that people say that hurt me, as a person born intersex who is reclaiming their true gender.

I truly do not think most people want to hurt me, especially my friends. However, sometimes the things people say do just that.  Since I know few have been educated about people like me, I try to simply explain why that was not an appropriate thing to say. I have to have much patience, because… Continue reading Comments that people say that hurt me, as a person born intersex who is reclaiming their true gender.

Poems

Poem: Somebody Stepped Inside My Soul

Somebody Stepped Inside My Soul This world robbed me. Somebody else was in control.  ∇ It took a life time for me to figure out this trouble.   To unravel a mystery, I was lied to, and taught this damn myth.   When you lied to me as a little boy, somebody stepped inside my… Continue reading Poem: Somebody Stepped Inside My Soul

Cultural Dysphoria, Gender Nonconforming, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

Gender is NOT Determined by Our Sex Chromosomes.

Yup, I used to have chromosome Dysphoria!  It was caused by science not catching up with my very real existence as an intersex nonconforming man.  Chromosome Dysphoria is very real.  Chromosome dysphoria happens when we are taught that only females can have XX chromosomes and males have XY chromosomes, and we believe this myth! To… Continue reading Gender is NOT Determined by Our Sex Chromosomes.

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

What do you do on Mother’s Day when your mom becomes your dad? HAPPY SEAHORSE DAY! A Holiday Created by My Family.

In the summer of 2015, I finally was legally recognized as the male gender  This was after appearing an intersex female in this world for forty-six years.  You see, I was born with intersex natural bodily variations. Mother's Day came upon us, and what do we do now, our kids now have two dads!  Our kids  now… Continue reading What do you do on Mother’s Day when your mom becomes your dad? HAPPY SEAHORSE DAY! A Holiday Created by My Family.

Celebrations, Emancipation, Freedom, Human Rights, Self-Determination

A fun blog: Limahl, Adam Ant, Chris Kattan, Pete Burns, and me!

As a teen "girl", in the 80's all the short rock stars and movie stars haunted me and intrigued me at the same time.  Limahl was one of them.  He was in the group, Kajagoogoo, as well as being a musician on his own.  He haunted me because I was not allowed to be a… Continue reading A fun blog: Limahl, Adam Ant, Chris Kattan, Pete Burns, and me!

Emancipation, Freedom, Poems, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

Poem: I am not….. I am…..

I wrote this poem to help explain who I truly am and to invite clarity for the many who seem confused when they describe me incorrectly using words that stuff me into stereotypical boxes:   I am not the bearded woman But thank you For letting me know I am beautiful >< I am not… Continue reading Poem: I am not….. I am…..

Celebrations, Emancipation, Freedom, Memories

Memories of Week 14, 2015: Set Free to COME HOME for the FIRST TIME

  Here are memories, I wrote on Facebook,  from March, 23rd, 2015 (week 14), after setting myself free from being so sick, and seen as the wrong gender.  At this point, I am now embracing my bodies natural higher testosterone, as well as injecting more.   What a glorious thing to not worry about being… Continue reading Memories of Week 14, 2015: Set Free to COME HOME for the FIRST TIME

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

Celebrations, Human Rights, Self-Determination

Mx. Anunnaki Ray and They, Them, Their

Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez

We are human: pronouns

Since I have chosen to live as my true self, I have been having deep thoughts about this male/female binary.  Being born an intersex person in the late 60’s, and even if I had been born now, there is no option to raise me  gender neutral,  androgynous,  or  non binary.  Even transgender children, and transgender  people, are being shoved into these two male/female boxes.

The pressure to conform so great surgeries are performed, and there is much stress to “pass” as the two “proper” and allowed genders, male or female.  Which both have been defined culturally and socially by most everyone.  The thing is, I do not fit one or the other box and I am not going to force myself anymore either.  I was created like this, and I do not feel it is wrong.

I think this obsession for genitals to “pass” as…

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