What does nonbinary (non-binary) mean?| Updated on
Nonbinary (or non-binary) folks don't identify with either the male or female gender, and are hence said to be “beyond the gender binary” (the “gender binary” refers to the false idea that there are only 2 genders). Some nonbinary folks identify with a mix of male and female genders, with a gender that falls beyond male or female, or with no gender at all.
It's a common misconception to think that nonbinary folks fall “between” the male and female genders. However, it's more accurate to describe them as falling “beyond” the confines of just either a male or female gender.
Nonbinary folks are generally classified to be under the transgender umbrella. The shorthand for nonbinary folks is enby.
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The world is increasingly accepting of the LGBTQ+ community, but it isn't always easy to understand the different sub-communities and nuances. In part due to the censorship in sex education and the mainstream media (hello from Singapore), many find themselves stumped by some of the terms relating to the LGBTQ+ community.
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