Intersex Awareness, Intersex Phobia, Prejudice, Relationships, Short Messages

PTSD and being an Intersex Survivor during the Holidays

I have a few friends, like myself, who have horrible PTSD, and who were violated in various ways and also assigned the wrong gender. The cost: their genitals, fertility, not knowing what they would have naturally looked like, losing friends, losing family, losing their jobs; every aspect of their lives touched and sometimes destroyed by… Continue reading PTSD and being an Intersex Survivor during the Holidays

Cultural Dysphoria, Poems, Prejudice, Relationships, Self-Determination

Poem: Somebody else was in control

  They told me I had to be a girl. Can you imagine being told you are a girl? Somebody else was in control.  At three years old, they told me my body could never pass as a boy. Can you imagine being told your body is wrong at three? Somebody else was in control.… Continue reading Poem: Somebody else was in control

Intersex Erasure, Poems, Prejudice, Transgender

Poem: My thoughts about your Open Mind

One should not say they have to have an open mind, to be a person, friend... That is jacked up. Here are my thoughts when you say you can be my friend because you have an open mind. The Earth was not flat, just because they thought it was at one time. I exist if… Continue reading Poem: My thoughts about your Open Mind

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

Why was I diagnosed with GENDER DYSPHORIA?

As a person born intersex, October 2014, I desperately needed to reclaim my true gender.  It was for health, mental and spiritual reasons.  It had become life or death for me at this point.  To get help, I had to seek out a transgender doctor, because no other doctor would go against my assigned gender… Continue reading Why was I diagnosed with GENDER DYSPHORIA?

Poems, Short Messages

Poem: Nothing takes away that kind of pain, or that kind of loss

    Nothing takes away  that Kind of Pain or that Kind of  Loss   You broke my heart Raising me a Girl Why is it my voice was unheard? You broke my soul Telling me I was no good I can still hear you saying I would amount to nothing You needed me the… Continue reading Poem: Nothing takes away that kind of pain, or that kind of loss

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Poem: What happens when they raise a boy, a girl?

  What happens when they raise a boy, a girl? By Anunnaki Ray I  have been watched over by angels, since they took away my right The angels must have known that I would need them every night. For it was then I could hardly breathe.  Knowing but not knowing I was being violated, but I… Continue reading Poem: What happens when they raise a boy, a girl?

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

What are others saying about being intersex? Here is what they have to say:

FIVE ARTICLES WRITTEN BY OTHERS  1) Please Read Article:  9 Damaging Lies Doctors Told Me When I Was Growing Up Intersex By Pidgeon Pagonis "You’ve told one lie after another to my family and me since I was three months old. And thanks to you all, I – like millions of other intersex folks –… Continue reading What are others saying about being intersex? Here is what they have to say:

Poems

Poem: It Works For Them

You taught me I was unlovable when I appeared a girl to this world. My thoughts filthy, how could I be a gay man? They taught me I was unlovable. "Behave!" they said. * You taught me I was unlovable. My thoughts filthy, how could I want this beard? They taught me I was unlovable.… Continue reading Poem: It Works For Them