A Trip to Woman City

A conversation my friend kaz’s journal recently struck me as a particularly great way of illustrating not just the diversity and complexity of gender, but also the way some nonbinary people navigate their genders. Progressive organizations using illustrations to convey gender diversity classically illustrate gender as a spectral line—here’s male on one end, and female […]

Beyond the Binary: Body Image

There’s a common and persistent myth that nonbinary people don’t struggle with body image. If we are outside the binary, surely we do not experience the pressures people on the binary do to look and behave a certain way. I rarely see issues of nonbinary body image being explored, let alone discussions of how body […]

Beyond the Binary: Transition

One very widespread perception about nonbinary people is that we don’t need to transition. Nothing could be further from the truth. While every nonbinary person is different and not all of us need or want to transition, some of us do, and we cannot access support for transitioning without lying and prevaricating; to transition, we […]

Day of Silence

Today is the Day of Silence, an event organised to raise consciousness about the bullying and abuse which LGBQTIA youth experience in school. Bullying in school is a problem in and of itself. The amount of bullying centered around sexual orientation and gender expression, though, is truly horrific. There’s a lot of research done about […]