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 Barker is the author of a number of popular books on sex, gender, and relationships, including Queer: A Graphic History, How To Understand Your Gender, Enjoy Sex (How, When, and IF You Want To), Rewriting the Rules, The Psychology of Sex, and The Secrets of Enduring Love. They have also written a number of books for scholars and counsellors on these topics, drawing on their own research and therapeutic practice.


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