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The call.

She got the call today.

One out of the gray.

And when the smoke cleared, it took her breath away.

She said she didn’t believe it could happen to me.

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Parenting

Book Review--Standing Tall with Turner Syndrome edited by Claudette Aharon

In a highly medicalized world it is important for those of us who are intersex to exchange in personal narratives centered on our experiences living in our particular bodies beyond clinics, charts, test results, treatment plans, procedures, lists of symptoms, diagnostic nomenclature, and normalization. 419 more words

Book Review

The eye of the storm.

I’m writing this from the waiting room. The room where parents’ lives seem to hang in mid-air. The room where emotion is palpable. I call this room the eye of the storm. 726 more words

Parenting

So here we are.

My name is Kelsey. I’m the mother to a bubbly 15 month old daughter named Elliott Grace. You can call her ‘Ellie.’ From the outside looking in, we seem pretty normal – if that’s a thing. 404 more words

Parenting

Introductions to Intersex Traits: What is Turner Syndrome?

This is the first in a series of posts in which I cover the basics of a particular intersex trait. For the purposes of this blog an intersex trait is defined as a bodily characteristic or set of bodily characteristics that have been determined to not be standard for male or female. 1,098 more words

Gender Identity

Being Nonbinary and Intersex: My Identity at the Intersections of Sex and Gender

Recently I decided to write this post on my own identity at the intersections of sex and gender in an effort to improve intersex representation in any small way I can. 824 more words

Gender Identity

My Life on the Edges: A Story of Gender Complexity, Fluidity, and Expression

I am a neurodivergent, queer, bisexual, gender fluid, nonbinary, genderqueer, intersex (demi)woman diagnosed with Turner syndrome. This is the story of my life on the edges so far. 3,879 more words

Gender Identity