A growing number of US kids are rejecting traditional gender identities in favor of being non-binary, but many feel misunderstood and face prejudice. Mon 29 Jun Yet non-binary kids say they are widely misunderstood, and they face prejudice. Today the Guardian is launching Genderqueer generation , a series of stories centered on, and often told by, the children and young adults who are rejecting traditional gender identities. We began by asking four of them to describe how they realized they were non-binary. Until I was seven, I loved dresses and glitter and sparkles and everything.
Parents do new gender reveal party for their non-binary teen
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The video was made in an effort to educate others about what it means to be gender nonconforming. Today, at 13, they have let their wavy, golden-brown hair grow past their shoulders, with thick bangs over eyelashes long enough to graze oversized aviator glasses. Outside of their small condominium in central Tucson, near the University of Arizona campus, Santi wears the classic teenager outfit: an oversized windbreaker and black skinny jeans with ripped knees. Santi has had a long and sometimes painful journey, says their mother, Carol Brochin, an education professor.
Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws
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The mother added: "No, we're not buying him a lifted truck. Yes, we will be buying him some new clothes. According to CNN, the Gwaltneys decided to hold the event in celebration of their son coming out as trans non-binary, subverting the generic baby 'gender reveal' with a giant box releasing balloons that weren't pink or blue, but yellow, white, purple, and black - the colours featured on the non-binary flag. In an Instagram post , Grey shared a photo with a slice of 'gender reveal cake', which was decorated in pink, blue, and white, the colors of the trans Pride flag. Hi, I'm Grey- if you have any questions feel free to ask.