Non-binary genders

Here’s a talk about non-binary genders that I did at the excellent Pink Therapy conference on trans earlier this year. Thanks so much to Alex Drummond for her great editing and for getting it up on youtube. If you want to read more about this topic check out my books How to Understand Your Gender, and Genderqueer and Non-Binary Genders.

Here are links to the other blog posts I’ve written on this topic:

DIVA article on non-binary gender

Facebook gender explosion

Here is Trans Media Watch’s guide for media on non-binary gender:


There’s now a great set of resources on non-binary gender over at:

Including me being interviewed about my own experiences here.

Meg-John (MJ) Barker (they/them) is a writer, zine-maker, collaborator, contemplative practitioner, and friend. They are the author of a number of zines and popular books on sex, gender, and relationships, including graphic guides to Queer, Gender, and Sexuality (with Jules Scheele), and How To Understand Your Gender, Sexuality and Relationships (with Alex Iantaffi).


  1. I’ve never used this tactic, many thanks for discussing it.