For all of you who want to be, or already are, allies of non-binary gender identified people here are a couple graphics and links to download 2 different booklets on being an ally. First the elegantly simple graphics by Titus Androgynous (@speaksingplay) | on Twitter:
Booklets On Being An Ally To Non-Binary Gender Identified People
Download Booklet From Gendered Intelligence here:
Download Booklet From NonBinary Scotland here:
Finally a wonderful post from Everyday Feminism:
6 Ways to Support Your Non-Binary Child
by Wiley Reading
Children have a/gender identities, just as surely as they have natal sexes.
Some kids, like Jazz Jennings, are transgender and have know it since they were toddlers. Some kids, like Madison the Book Lover, seem to have a fairly “mainstream” gender identity and expression.
Some others, like the kids at Camp Aranu’tiq are more in-between.
Just like adults, kids can be transgender or non-binary. Non-binary kids are kids who feel that they are “both [male and female], neither, or some mixture thereof.”
As a former non-binary kid myself, I have some thoughts about how best to parent non-binary kids. My parents were very loving, but they didn’t have access to this kind of information, and I suffered for it…