Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits, Prejudice, Questions and Answers, Religion and Bridge Building, Self-Determination

“Womb Man” versus “Woman with a Beard”; My thoughts, my story.

Cary G. Costello, Ph.D. shared this photo recently on social media.  They were born intersex, and refer to themselves also as a transgender man.  Like me, Cary gave birth to a baby.  After much pregnancy loss, I had two babies, and we adopted our youngest. I have been with my husband for twenty-eight years, this… Continue reading “Womb Man” versus “Woman with a Beard”; My thoughts, my story.

Intersex Awareness, Poems, Transgender

Poem: My sweet child, you’ll be blessed.

I was not able to be your father until now. They took that from me.   They say that a man can not grow a baby in his womb.   They say that only a woman can do that. They are wrong. My child, you'll be blessed.  ¤ I was not able to be your… Continue reading Poem: My sweet child, you’ll be blessed.

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.

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, Questions and Answers

The Creation of My Seahorse, and what he means to me.

Here is my Seahorse Dude, that represents me.  I created him December, 30th, 2015.  It was my first time experimenting with digital art.  I published him for the first time March, 5th, 2016.  As you can read in more detail, in the "About Me" section of my website, I was born with many medical issues.… Continue reading The Creation of My Seahorse, and what he means to me.

Questions and Answers

When is it ok to ask me about my genitals?

Answer: Never! It is truly no one's business, unless I make it your business.   But to educate I will talk about it here.   Most would never talk to a complete stranger, or even a friend about their genitals.  But for some reason being intersex, or transgender, many people think it is their business. This is because most… Continue reading When is it ok to ask me about my genitals?

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

I am a SEAHORSE Dad

For fun, I compare myself to a seahorse dad.  For it is the seahorse dads who give birth.   Yes, I am a gestational father, a term I got from my intersex friend.  I am an intersex person, who identifies as being male and gender nonconforming.  This means my biological sex (sex characteristics) is intersex,… Continue reading I am a SEAHORSE Dad