Meet my friend koomah! On the freshly edited and updated intersex page from the gender book.
A person who is intersex could have some of both sets of sexual organs, differently developed sexual organs, unique sex chromosomes, and/or unexpected levels of hormones for someone of their body type. There are lots of things a doctor might look at to label someone intersex, and many folks are inersex without even knowing it. Let’s learn more.
[Speech Bubble]
“Hi, my name is Koomah! I am an artist and an educator. I want to tell you that Intersex people are just normal people! We aren’t deformed and are not defective. These bodies aren’t shameful. These bodies deserve the same respect as anyone else. They’re not scary, they’re just different, and that’s okay.”

Meet my friend koomah! On the freshly edited and updated intersex page from the gender book.

A person who is intersex could have some of both sets of sexual organs, differently developed sexual organs, unique sex chromosomes, and/or unexpected levels of hormones for someone of their body type. There are lots of things a doctor might look at to label someone intersex, and many folks are inersex without even knowing it. Let’s learn more.

[Speech Bubble]

“Hi, my name is Koomah! I am an artist and an educator. I want to tell you that Intersex people are just normal people! We aren’t deformed and are not defective. These bodies aren’t shameful. These bodies deserve the same respect as anyone else. They’re not scary, they’re just different, and that’s okay.”

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    As someone with turners syndrome .. I’m calling bs on this. Girls with ts are not hermaphrodites. We have xo chromosomes...
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    ^^ Reblogging because this.
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    Okay, while this is a lovely thing for intersex persons, I would like to point out that those with Turner’s Syndrome are...
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    A really great graphic about intersex conditions (including TS!!!)
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    Thank you, Koomah, for your art and words - this is a wonderfully simple explanation.
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