Tag Archives: non-binary gender identity

Coming Out To All My Facebook Friends 

A week ago I decided to come out to all my friends on Facebook even prodding to see if I got a reply from people I wasn’t sure of. This is the letter followed by observations about the response: Dear … Continue reading

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On Being Agender – Update December, 2016

Being Me I originally wrote this two years ago and since then some things have changed and/or I have become more comfortable with. I want to clarify what my particular gender identity is and is not. For me it’s about … Continue reading

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Boy Or Girl? – It’s Victor and They’re Non-Binary

Since Victor/The BBC posted this wonderful short film introducing their gender identity, The American Conservative web site has chosen to ridicule Victor. In addition to showing no class this is also elitist and promotes non-binary erasure. So I thought it … Continue reading

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Alex Zorach: Questioning My Gender – How I Realized I am Nonbinary Transgender

It is difficult to find nonbinary role models who were assigned male at birth. In an ideal world a person’s gender designation at birth shouldn’t matter but this is not an ideal world. The issues encountered when discovering and accepting … Continue reading

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Labels Are Complicated Like Starbucks // Kelly Kitagawa

Kelly Kitagawa talks about labels and why there important to people describing their gender identity/identities. Here’s a list to help you sort out how you wish to describe yourself: Labels/identities from The Gender Equality Resource Center at University of  California … Continue reading

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I’m Agender (Gender Tag)

In this video LaineyBot is doing the gender tag where thet talk about the gender they best identify with. We’re all born with physical configurations beyond our will, but who we are on the inside doesn’t really get to be … Continue reading

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5 Things You Should Know About Being Genderqueer – YouTube

A brief introduction to being genderqueer from the perspective of someone designated as male at birth (dmab). While my experience may be a little different,  this comes close to mirroring my experience.

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Seeing Like A Butterfly: Beyond The Gender Binary

Great PSA-style information piece about those of us with non-binary gender identities. Produced by Youth Radio.

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I’m Agender and Part of The Trans Community #TransgenderDayOfVisibility

Name: Jerry aka Fairy JerBear Gender Identity: Agender (neither male or female – beyond gender) Sexual Orientation: Queer I came out first as a gay man, then Queer many years ago. Then 8 months ago I came out as Agender. … Continue reading

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Pronoun Etiquette

I am Fairy JerBear and I am Agender. My pronouns are They/Their/Them. I know that it can be difficult for people to get used to. So here’s a comic on pronoun dos and don’ts  from Robot Hugs to help you … Continue reading

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Agender Angst | Teen Essay About gender | Teen Ink

This column is by Sootfire from West Bloomfield, MI and is an agender youth’s story and appears in Teen Ink… My name is Phoenix, and I am not a girl or a boy. I am a part of that gray … Continue reading

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Is it time we agreed on a gender-neutral singular pronoun? | Media | The Guardian

Yes yes, yes! I have chosen the admittedly awkward they/their/them for my pronouns and even got this shirt to help people remember: I would like to have another option that is an accepted part of the English lexicon. Evidently others … Continue reading

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Anxiety, Fear and Transition to The Non-Binary Me

When I started this journey last summer I was following the pull of my heart and was tired of pretending. The journey I am taking about is living my life as an agender, genderqueer person. I did not, however, stop … Continue reading

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The Fire on the 57 Bus in Oakland – NYTimes.com

I would usually post this story as a recommended link but the story is important to me personally and the New York Times can be restrictive in allowing access to stories so some may not be able to read it … Continue reading

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Beyond the Binary: Portlanders Talk about Identities Outside Male & Female – Proud Queer (PQ Monthly – Daily Online)

Ah, this makes me happy; finally a genderqueer profile article I can relate to. This is from Leela Ginelle writing for PQ Monthly (PQ = Proud Queer) out of Portland, Oregon…. While the last few years have seen momentous strides in … Continue reading

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When no gender fits: A quest to be seen as just a person – The Washington Post

This is from a few months back and appeared in the Washington Post. It is a lengthy article that follows a young agender person who goes through the struggles and challenges that face those of us who identify as non-binary … Continue reading

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Genderqueer Perspectives

Since coming out as genderqueer I have been searching for perspectives on my gender identity that made sense to me and off me I don’t know if there has been a survey of genderqueer to determine what percentage were designated … Continue reading

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As colleges, cities add more gender-neutral bathrooms, SU lags behind | The Daily Orange – The Independent Student Newspaper of Syracuse, New York

The right wing media latches onto any thing to do with trans people and restroom access. The latest is an obsession with protests on a couple university campuses demanding more gender neutral restrooms. At San Diego State University they have … Continue reading

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I’ve Updated My Essay, ‘Fairy JerBear & Gender Beyond The Binary’

For those who may be interested I have once again updated my long essay about coming to realize I identify as having a non-binary gender which embraces both my masculine and feminine characteristics. The update adds a whole section about … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: I Don’t Identify As A Boy Or A Girl: This Is My Story – MTV

A look at the life of a gender non-conforming Indian American, part of MTV’s look at young trans people… ‘This is not a story about being born in the wrong body, it’s the story of being born in the wrong … Continue reading

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