This Photographer Spent Six Years Taking Portraits of Non-Binary Youth. The Next Transgender Generation Isn’t Waiting To Get To Work. Intuit, the U.S. business software giant and financial management corporation, made history this week by hosting what was billed as a first for Silicon Valley: a “Trans Summit,” in which transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming employees spoke with their coworkers — as well as their CEO — about their struggles and successes in the workplace.
Emotions ran raw; everything from tears to cheers and sincere compassion were palpably present throughout the day-long event. But those assembled said the speakers who really made the biggest impression were five kids, ranging in age from 11 to 17. To Survive on this Shore. Photos celebrating the north of England’s trans and non-binary communities. Xanthe Hutchinson’s new photography series extends trans and non-binary representation to reach beyond the confines of London Although the visibility of trans and gender-nonconforming individuals in the media is improving with the rise of independent platforms by and for queer people, current mainstream media representation is still, more often than not, London-centric or solely offered to those with social capital.
To combat, over five months, photographer Xanthe Hutchinson captured the strength and resilience of transgender and non-binary individuals in the north of England. “Coming from the north myself, having grown up in the heart of the place, I wanted to document the trans community in situ,” says Hutchinson. “The north is, in my opinion, quite unique. I think how it is perceived and the way it truly is, are completely at odds; the common misconception is that northerners are quite archaic and inflexible in our standpoint. The Well-Intentioned Boomer’s Guide to Gender Pronouns. If A Friend Comes Out As Non-Binary, Here’s How You Can Support Them. OK, so you've got down the first two parts.
Using new pronouns and possibly a new name is what someone is literally asking you to do. So, great: you can follow instructions with the best of them. But there's more to supporting your enby pal than just using their pronouns and name. When I came out to one of my best friends, I talked about gender dysphoria. I could tell she wasn't exactly sure what I meant. She never asked for a gold star for looking up terms that were unfamiliar to her, either. I photograph trans and nonbinary kids. It’s made me rethink my own gender. I stand at the door on my way to school, tears rolling down my face.
A long skirt grazes my small, thin legs; a knot clenches in my stomach. It’s the first day of school, maybe second or third grade. Every year, my family insists I wear a dress or skirt to school on the first day, presenting myself as the proper female student. I am not. Medium. With the infusion of the athleisure trend within the fashion industry, sportswear made a breakthrough in everyone’s closet.
The young generation, especially those born after 1995, succumbed to oversized sweatshirts, slouchy zip-up hoodies and other tracksuits. This new must-have seduces Gen Zers for their bold design, convenience and, most of all, their gender-fluid message. As engaged as open-minded, these kids challenge the silhouette status quo and speak in favor of equality activism rather than standardization. Brands should consider this new paradigm pushed by Zers and launch gender-neutral items beyond solely feminization of masculine apparels. Gen Z want to build a more liberated self-identity than ever. According to the 2014 Cassandra report, Zers “refuse a society which dictates what men and women should do or purchase”.
Indeed, 4 young women out of 10 prefer to buy clothes and accessories intended for the opposite sex, stated the Cassandra report. Here’s What Older Trans And Nonbinary People Want You To Know. As more young adults openly identify as nonbinary or transgender, some people have assumed that identifying as such is only a young person’s game — a new fad taking preteens by storm.
But of course, the presence of older trans and nonbinary individuals — and their existence throughout history — prove that assumption wrong. We sent out a survey for trans and nonbinary people over the age of 40 to hear about their coming-out journey (particularly before the prevalence of YouTube, social media, and various hashtags). I would rather my kid change their sense of their gender 200 times before puberty than die before they could live.
Your anxiety over young kids claiming a truth of who they are is about you, not them, not medicine, not some grave threat. Deal with your shit and let others live. 02:10 PM - 16 Jan 2019. Generation Z Looks a Lot Like Millennials on Key Social and Political Issues. Among Republicans, Gen Z stands out in views on race, climate and the role of government By Kim Parker, Nikki Graf and Ruth Igielnik No longer the new kids on the block, Millennials have moved firmly into their 20s and 30s, and a new generation is coming into focus.
Generation Z – diverse and on track to be the most well-educated generation yet – is moving toward adulthood with a liberal set of attitudes and an openness to emerging social trends. On a range of issues, from Donald Trump’s presidency to the role of government to racial equality and climate change, the views of Gen Z – those ages 13 to 21 in 2018 – mirror those of Millennials. In each of these realms, the two younger generations hold views that differ significantly from those of their older counterparts. It’s too early to say with certainty how the views of this new generation will evolve. The younger generations are also more accepting of some of the ways in which American society is changing. Gen-Z Attitudes Should Be Influencing Company Decisions Right Now. Generation-Z’s arrival in the workforce is hotly anticipated.
Just as the Millennials made a splash when they first entered the workforce, this new generation of workers is gearing up to put their own stamp on the way we work.