Gender identity is a deeply personal issue that many people still have trouble understanding and respecting.
Unlearning restrictive binary genders is a process, but one that is well worth the effort.
This comic highlights the importance of looking past restrictive ideas of gender and embracing the idea that every identity is ‘real’ and deserves to be respected. After all, each person knows themselves best.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 6 Common Myths I Had to Unlearn to Embrace My Gender Identity
- 9 Strategies for Dealing with Body Dysphoria for Genderqueer and Trans Folks
K is a Contributing Comic Artist at Everyday Feminism. K is a Canadian, non-binary, genderqueer, peoplequeer, mentally ill, critical feminist robot. They have a background in linguistics, information, privacy, and categorization, and human-centric design. They are the artist and writer for Robot Hugs, a twice-weekly webcomic about (among other things) gender, identity, feminism, mental health, and cats. In their spare time, they provide peer education and workshops on negotiation, consent, and identity. In their spare-spare time, their hobbies include worrying about things they can’t control and knitting. Check out their comics here.