Coco and Cissy's dad (NOT my x husband who is a whole sad story) and my bestie for decades! Also, the bravest guy I know: novaqueer 😎 or Lee.
Lee, like many children, was born intersexed and was simply assigned a sex.
Intersex babies are actually surgically made into binary sexes. The medical process argues that as long as you raise someone one way or another, they'll conform.
This also happens to make boys born with a penis that is too small (they have a measuring tool!) Or to baby boys that have botched circumcision!
When children are born intersexed, parents need choices and support to take a breath, and resist a medical system set up to dominate them, and call their baby abnormal.
Lee always knew he was not a girl, and thankfully a wonderful coparent ended hormones snuck into morning cereal and no more medical experiments.
Lee wasn't told he had been sculpted into a girl, but his body remembered. When I happily went off to neuter our male dog who was in our homeschool therapy dog project, Lee had an intense horrid reaction. Noooooooooo!
That was the beginning of a journey to truth and freedom for Lee, one that left behind lies and bondages of shame.
I'm honored i could stand for Lee during that time, to be all I could be and give 100% of myself to support, respect, and honor his dignity.
One hell of a great dad, cool sailor (he had fun in the Navy! Really, he has new publications soon about the freedom and joy he found there), and all my daughters' and my best friend ever! #transgender #intersex #LoveWins🛣🌈 #loveislove #joyfullife #transboys #transpride