Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits

Take the Red Pill: The Truth Behind the Biology of Sex

This blog is worth more attention. Very informative and very well written.  Please go to the link below to see the original post.

Disrupting Dinner Parties

Morpheus offers the pills in the MatrixThis is the first part of a series about the complex biological realities of sex. Though the posts build on one another, each can be understood alone.

Content note: this post contains images and language that may not be safe for work.

1. Introduction

I first learned about the social construction of sex from a lovely trans woman named Kiki.

She said, “You may have heard before that gender is socially constructed, while sex is biological. But I’m here to tell you that what you’ve heard isn’t true. Sex is socially constructed too. So are you ready for the truth? Are you going to take the red pill or the blue pill?”

Three years later, I was diagnosed by my gynecologist with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), which means that my body produces hormones intermediate between “typical men” and “typical women.” What I learned from Kiki gave me context in which to understand…

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Bridge Building, Civil Rights, Hope, Human Rights, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Erasure, Intersex People, Questions and Answers, Religion and Bridge Building

How to Add the “I” Responsibly to LGBT+

I am often asked how can we add the "I" responsibly to LGBT+.  Here is how: Below are two pages to print, and several important links that you will need to use as references and/or add to your webpage if you want to become intersex responsibly inclusive.   It is so important that the parents of intersex… Continue reading How to Add the “I” Responsibly to LGBT+

Intersex Awareness, Intersex People, Questions and Answers, Transgender, United Nations

The Difference Between Transgender or Transexual and Being Born Intersex.

  Transgender and Transexual  A person who identifies as transgender or transsexual are usually people who are born with a typical male or female anatomies but feel that their birth assignment was wrong.    Some believe that they are born into the "wrong body", and others feel they are of nonconforming in their body anatomy… Continue reading The Difference Between Transgender or Transexual and Being Born Intersex.

Intersex Phobia, Prejudice, Transphobia

Examples of Transphobia, Queerphobia, ​and Intersexphobia

The following are a few 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, ​and Intersexphobia

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.

Bridge Building, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Erasure

Here is another sad example of Intersex Erasure:

Recently they have been trying to get the senate to pass a bill that would require Sex Ed to be LGBTQ inclusive.  This would be progress, this would be awesome even.  However, it still does not include intersex, nor the teaching of our intersex bodies. It is another example of intersex erasure.  Below I explain… Continue reading Here is another sad example of Intersex Erasure:

Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits, Questions and Answers, Short Messages

I often hear: “I can’t even imagine…”

I often sadly hear:  "I can't even imagine being a person like you."  It is done with great empathy, love, and care even. I know why this world failed to teach you about intersex people.  Sex Education even failed to teach me.  Worse, with surgeries and abortion Earth has tried to erase us off the… Continue reading I often hear: “I can’t even imagine…”

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

Seven Names for the SAME thing: Penis, Phallus, Clitoris, Phalloclitoris, Micropenis, Microphalus, and Clitoromegaly.

Few realize this simple scientific fact: In the developing fetus, the same spot that develops into a typical clitoris or penis is called the Genital Tubercle.  As you can see below, the genitals are very much the same in appearance from 9 to 11 weeks gestation.  Below, I  share pictures for "Baby 2 See".  Baby… Continue reading Seven Names for the SAME thing: Penis, Phallus, Clitoris, Phalloclitoris, Micropenis, Microphalus, and Clitoromegaly.