By Jim Costich September 22, 2019 It is not appropriate to use the term “intersex” to describe a gender identity. Intersex refers to a person’s sexual anatomy, hormones or chromosomes. The most important thing to remember about the definition of the term is that it describes a person’s body, not their identity. The United Nations’ Intersex… Continue reading Intersex is Not a Gender Identity By Jim Costich
Gender, Sex and Orientation Over(your)lap
By Jim Costich December 2018 Being gay is not just a sexual orientation. It's a gender. Or rather there are different genders of gay. This surprised a friend of mine who is a tad new to gay culture. He didn't realize that among gay men gendered pronouns change in mid-sentence such as: "We had the worst… Continue reading Gender, Sex and Orientation Over(your)lap
When a MAN wants to KEEP HIS VAGINA
First of all, I am not an expert, but I do legally live as an intersex man now and I do have two X chromosomes, a vagina, ovaries, and uterus. So, I have life experience living with a gender variant intersex body and happily doing so. I am an intersex person who describes themselves as… Continue reading When a MAN wants to KEEP HIS VAGINA
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.
Am I Transgender? Can an intersex person be transgender?
Before I answer, below, if I am transgender, or can an intersex person be transgender, let me educate about five things first. Biological Sex, Transgender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Secondary Sex Characteristics. You can read more here too: LGBTQIA+ Definitions of Human Sexuality. Biological Sex: It is typically assigned, at birth, by the “authorities”, based… Continue reading Am I Transgender? Can an intersex person be transgender?