First-Generation, Non-Binary, And Just Enough The Way I Am

The Establishment
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7 min readApr 4, 2016

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By A.L. Hu

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I am a non-binary person. My gender does not fall within the bounds of the male-female binary. I am also a first-generation Asian-American. I wrote this to add to the many stories out there of trans-embodiment. There aren’t many non-binary people who are visible to the undiscerning, uncaring eye, but we exist. I exist. I have to tell myself every single…

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