The period talk

Thinking Outside the Binary

No matter how much I have distanced myself from womanhood, I still have to deal with a part of myself that is gendered by others.
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Dresses, skirts, baggy shirts

Thinking Outside the Binary

I erased the preconceived notion that nonbinary was a strictly androgynous gender, and realized it is, instead, a rejection of any binary or trinary.
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Silence must be broken on gender-based sexual violence

Near the end of his final term, former president Barack Obama consoled a nonbinary person coming out on live television, saying, “We are moving in the right direction (on gender equity) … in part because of courageous and young people like yourself — so stick with it.” This New Year’s,
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Naked in public

The Sidebar

Writing this column has not only forced me to confront one of the most private things in my life but also to do it in view of the whole fucking school. It’s like getting naked in public every week — everybody can see everything.
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Covering all the bases

The Sidebar

Though I don’t feel like I’m unusual, the fact that I don’t perfectly fall into easy classifications suddenly throws other people off.
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