Beyond the Binary: Why are non-binary people important?

To be non-binary is to be outside the traditional gender norms of the binary concept of man and woman. I’m telling you this because the world seems obsessed with my body.


Image problems start at birth

Girls must be quiet, pretty, and obedient. Boys must be strong, faithful, and spirited. Forget the non-binary, forget those who don’t care about the gender stereotypes, and definitely forget the people who don’t prescribe to religious doctrine. Unfortunately, the children will grow up having an image foisted upon them, often with violence and emotional abuse.