Civil Rights, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice

When you do not include the “I” in your human rights efforts, this is why it hurts me and other people born intersex:

I am not transgender.  I was born intersex.  But since I was raised the wrong gender, and had to reclaim my true gender, Guess what?   Almost everything that can happen to a gay person, lesbian, transgender person, or gender non-conforming queer person, has happened to me.    I now know I am not alone.… Continue reading When you do not include the “I” in your human rights efforts, this is why it hurts me and other people born intersex:

Hope, Intersex Activist, Poems

I want a better world, so I climb this mountain alone.

I want a better world. But this world is so wicked. Few can stand by me with the same wish. They break. They run. They hide. I want a better world! I climb this mountain alone! They say if I get to the top I can be heard. But those who are in fear, bring… Continue reading I want a better world, so I climb this mountain alone.

Hate Crimes, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Short Messages

Thank you for mentioning the “I” during this terrible time of grief.

I want to give words of gratitude, during this challenging time of grief, that has hit our country, and especially the state of Florida, where I live.  This is a very, very difficult time for all of us. The loss profound, and horrific. I want to personally thank all of you who have participated, or… Continue reading Thank you for mentioning the “I” during this terrible time of grief.

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Culture Dysphoria, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Self-Determination

Chop chop chop…and I get to hug the little children chopped on.

    As an INTERSEX ACTIVIST: Yesterday, I got to help a mom of an 8 year old child find a doctor. You know why? Because their daughter is an outcast now and not all doctors are "safe" now.   You know why, their daughter is an outcast? Because their daughter was born with a… Continue reading Chop chop chop…and I get to hug the little children chopped on.

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

My Intersex Story: Was I violated?

My answer:  Yes, I was violated. Tragically for me, psychiatrists, doctors, and the therapist had the solution to my being intersex, they started to fix me at three years old, and throughout most of my life.   Back then the theories of Dr. John Money were very strong.  He felt you could teach gender, despite… Continue reading My Intersex Story: Was I violated?

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Prejudice, Self-Determination, Transgender

The Surgical Assignment of Gender and the Public Bathroom Problem in America

I would like to bring to attention, that to change one's gender, if assigned wrong by the authorities at birth,  in some states in America a person has no choice but to have genital surgery to match the typical genitals for the male and female binary. To find out the laws in each state that… Continue reading The Surgical Assignment of Gender and the Public Bathroom Problem in America

Culture Dysphoria, Intersex Awareness, Questions and Answers, Self-Determination

Do I pass? What Gender am I?

One's self-determination of gender can come in many forms, and it is not always the male/female binary.  There are other options out there!  All too often, I see that some are not even told or shown that non-binary options are out there. We are expected to live up to this list of expectations, which come… Continue reading Do I pass? What Gender am I?

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Human Rights Violations, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits, Poems, Self-Determination, Transgender

My Poem: THE Female PENIS

  THE Female PENIS If you got one, you are told the rules. No make-up, no pink. This world will make you think You can't even act in certain ways or play in certain ways  your world becomes blue All these gender roles taught to us Due to two small boxes Male and Female But… Continue reading My Poem: THE Female PENIS

Cosmetic Genital Surgery, Genital Integrity, Human Rights, Intersex Activist, Intersex Awareness, Intersex Traits, Poems, Self-Determination

Why do I feel like A VISITING ALIEN?

Do I really have to have more surgery to fit into YOUR WORLD? I use to appear a typical woman Then I use to want to appear a typical man Now I am being compared to transgender men I even made a lousy woman. Where do I fit in? Please do not erase me ♥… Continue reading Why do I feel like A VISITING ALIEN?