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Beyond the Binary: Understanding Trans and Gender Nonconforming Identities
There have been dramatic advances in LGBTQ+ equality over the past few decades, but not all LGBTQ+ people have experienced that progress to the same extent. Trans and gender nonconforming individuals still face discrimination and violence at alarmingly high rates, and a tremendous amount of confusion about trans and gender nonconforming people persists. Olive Daddi and Nicole Teyuca of Translatinx Network, the beneficiary of a St. Bart’s clothing drive, offer a basic introduction to gender identity and share insights into the struggles faced by trans and gender nonconforming communities.