DECONFORMING

One human’s quest to know myself, to share acceptance, and to spread understanding.

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Is it belief, or is it conformity?

Is it belief, or is it conformity?

It’s one thing to have a system of beliefs you live by. It’s another thing to live among people who accept you only on the condition that you believe what everyone’s supposed to believe. So many people live in that kind of social environment. For a long time, I was...

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The big list of gender identities

The big list of gender identities

On this page you'll find a regularly growing list of gender identities in alphabetical order, with a short description for each. Each identity has intricate nuances and variations, and even—most likely—its own gender pride flag. There's a huge amount to know about...

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What does it mean to be genderfluid?

What does it mean to be genderfluid?

Genderfluid is when someone's sense of gender shifts in a fluid way. It covers a huge range of different gender experiences. There are countless ways for a person to be genderfluid. Some genderfluid people shift from female to male and back again within the span of a...

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Gender lexicon: vocab and concepts to know

Gender lexicon: vocab and concepts to know

This is a reference page explaining terms that are used in conversations around gender. I'll be adding to it over time as I learn more. Before we dive into the vocab list, here are some general concepts to understand about gender. Gender is different from orientation...

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