Intersex Writer and Activist

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Starting tomorrow I’ll be in a studio for 5 days recording the audio version of my memoir—AH!!!!!! Can I really read that much out loud? It’s gonna be weird! But also cool. But weird….

Wish me luck! 🙂  #BornBoth #readingaloudgonewild #intersex  #intersexstories #memoir

P.S. Haven’t started yet; this pic’s from a 2014 interview at KPFA Radio, in Berkeley.



Quoted in People Magazine!
I was SO happy to hear the news last week about NYC's intersex birth certificate---from the fantasti [more]
Fantastic Born Both Review by Kirkus!
"Intelligent and courageous, the author’s book chronicles one intersex person’s path to wholenes [more]
Happy Herm New Year’s Gratitude to All!
Feeling so grateful for the support I've gotten with my memoir Born Both this past year! From all t [more]
Quoted in Natl Geographic article about why they corrected Intersex definition
Lots of times people don't remedy situations when unfortunate mistakes are made, but National Geogra [more]
Together We Fixed It: Nat’l Geographic Corrected Intersex Definition!
I was touched to see and hear that so many people contacted National Geographic on behalf of the int [more]
Pls Tell Nat’l Geo. To Stop Calling Intersex a Disorder
FOR ALL INTERSEX PEEPS, OUR FAMILIES & ALLIES: I recently learned that National Geographic Maga [more]

Interesting fact: At approx. 1.7% of the population, Intersex people are as common as red-heads. “Everyone’s met an intersex person, you just may not know you have.”