Today is International Nonbinary People’s Day and Twitter is celebrating with an outpouring of heartfelt emotion.
The hashtag #InternationalNonbinaryDay is trending with thousands of tweets from supporters and enbies themselves. Here are some of the most moving we’ve seen so far today.
Linds Hays, from Wethersfeld, Connecticut, identifies as non-binary. Linds told LGBTQ Nation in 2020 that the biggest challenge has been the need to explain what non-binary actually means.
“I want to try to educate people as much as I possibly can, but sometimes explaining my identity can be exhausting,” they said. “I try to encourage others to do the research. I knew I was non-binary but I don’t think I was prepared for all the questions people had about what being non-binary is.”
“I love today because it reminds me of who I am, and the work I had to do to discover myself,” Linds said. “I’m so happy I’m able to celebrate being non-binary, and I can be free to be who I really want to be. Today is a day to celebrate who I truly am without any apologies.”
— ace (@StiltOwl) July 14, 2021
— DARE!!! (@EnbyDare) July 13, 2021
I just read that today is International Non-Binary People’s Day. 💜
— baggs 🧎🏽♀️ (@dearbheki) July 14, 2021
— Guillén (@helenerosaa) July 14, 2021
— TardisMonkey 🦖 (@tardis_monkey) July 14, 2021
— Marvin Gay (@Queen_Finxa) July 14, 2021
I'm here, I'm visible, I'm nonbinary. Happy #InternationalNonbinaryDay
My pronouns are they/them. pic.twitter.com/Kq2dHC9kRq
— Enfys J. Book (AKA Lucky Annie) 🎵🌈 (@EnfysBook) July 14, 2021