What do non-binary people really need? The dismantling of all binaries, for good
What does it mean to be non-binary? For me, it means freedom.
To be non-binary is to exist outside of society’s confines and expectations. It’s to look at the world around me and to challenge its restrictive rules. To know that my existence is expansive and cannot be contained.
Angela Davis said: “You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” Being non-binary allows me to act as if it were possible to exist in a world not broken in two. As if my non-binary identity is the gold lacquer filling in the crack that runs down the middle of binary gendered categories, as in the Japanese art of kintsugi – accepting that evolution and change