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Janelle Monáe, others celebrate gender non-conforming people on social media

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Yesterday, the hashtag #IAmNonBinary began trending on Twitter. It gave the opportunity to non-binary people all over the internet shared how diverse, unique, and proud they are.

In addition to the thousands of people that shared their individual stories, organizations such as GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign took the opportunity to educate people on the realities of being non-binary.

Related: Trans actress Indya Moore will play a non-binary character in new “Steven Universe” series

Among the many people that posted in #IAmNonBinary was pansexual singer Janelle Monáe. She quote tweeted a GIF image of Stevonnie, a character from the cartoon show Steven Universe. Monáe simply wrote “#IAmNonbinary” above the previous tweet’s caption, “There is absolutely nothing better than living outside the gender binary.”

While this may be Monáe coming out on her terms, the tweet may just be a show of support for her non-binary fans.  Monáe hasn’t clarified any further or made any other tweets on the topic since.

Here are some other posts on social media that we think you should see:


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