Life Isn’t Binary:
On Being Both, Beyond and In-Between
by Meg-John Barker (they/them) and
Alex Iantaffi (they/them)
Much of society’s thinking operates in a highly rigid and binary manner; something is good or bad, right or wrong, a success or a failure, and so on. Challenging this limited way of thinking, this ground-breaking book looks at how non-binary methods of thought can be applied to all aspects of life, and offer new and greater ways of understanding ourselves and how we relate to others.
Using bisexual and non-binary gender experiences as a starting point, this book addresses the key issues with binary thinking regarding our relationships, bodies, emotions, wellbeing and our sense of identity and sets out a range of practices which may help us to think in more non-binary, both/and, or uncertain ways.
This guide encourages reflection on how we view and understand the world we live in and how we all bend, blur or break society’s binary codes.