Within the past couple years, 19 states plus Washington D.C. have introduced nonbinary IDs that include the gender-neutral option of “X”, in addition to the binary choices of female (“F”) and male (“M”). [Read more…] about Nonbinary IDs a Surging Trend within United States
Do you have a nonbinary child with whom you’d like to communicate and connect?
If so, congrats on being an amazing and inspiring parent. It makes me smile just knowing that you’re reading this article.
With that said, let’s dive into some actionable tips to help you emerge as the incredible parent you’re committed to being. [Read more…] about 7 Wonderful Ways to Support a Nonbinary Child
The gender spectrum is an understanding that gender is not binary (female/male), but rather a spectrum of biological, mental and emotional traits that exist along a continuum.
In contrast, the gender binary, also called gender binarism or genderism, is the belief that gender is composed of two distinct and opposite genders (female and male) in which there is not overlap.
Unfortunately for those who believe in a gender binary, it is not scientifically or medically correct.
Today, numerous scientific fields, including biology, endocrinology, physiology, genetics, neuroscience, and reproductive science, have confirmed that sex and gender exist as a spectrum, both for humans and across the animal kingdom. [Read more…] about The Gender Spectrum: A Scientist Explains Why Gender Isn’t Binary
A nonbinary name is one that is gender-neutral and is commonly used by men, women and anyone in-between. There are many reasons why you might want to use a nonbinary name for your child or yourself.
Whether it’s to prevent gender stereotyping or because it’s desirable to have, choosing a nonbinary name is a great way to go in today’s modern world.
Continue reading and I’ll walk you through some of my favorite nonbinary names, including what they mean and why they’re compelling. [Read more…] about 8 of the Best Nonbinary Names, Ever!
Merriam-Webster officially announced the word ‘they’ as its 2019 Word of the Year. Previously, singular ‘they’ was added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary in September 2019 as a pronoun to be used to refer to a person whose gender identity is nonbinary.
The word was a clear forerunner, as Merriam-Webster stated that searches for ‘they’ increased by 313% in 2019 compared to 2018. This is unsurprising, as English has been notorious for lacking a gender-neutral singular pronoun. Thus, ‘they’ has been used in this context for hundreds of years.
The American Dialect Society also chose singular ‘they’ as their word of the year in 2015, signifying a vote of approval for its usage as a pronoun for nonbinary individuals. [Read more…] about Merriam Webster’s Word of the Year 2019: Nonbinary Pronoun ‘They’