When we dive deeper into the rich global history of nonbinary identities, we see that it is not the identities themselves that are new, but rather society’s awareness of them. As it turns out, nonbinary people – like all LGBTQ people – have always existed, everywhere.
Out & Equal has created a resource that traces nonbinary identities back to 2000 BCE and locates historical touchpoints of these identities.
Read CV Viverito’s, Associate Director of Global Initiatives at Out & Equal, op-ed in LGBTQ Nation to learn more about gender outside the binary.
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