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Life Isn't Binary

On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between

Meg-John Barker author Alex Iantaffi author


Publisher:Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Published:21st May '19


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How non-binary ways of thinking offer new and greater ways of understanding ourselves and relating to others

Challenging society's rigid and binary ways of thinking, this original work shows the limitations that binary thinking has regarding our relationships, wellbeing, sense of identity and more. Explaining how we can think and act in a less rigid manner, this fascinating book shows how life isn't binary.

'The book we all need for this moment in time.' CN LESTER
'An absolute must read' FOX FISHER

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.

A truly original and insightful piece, 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.

The authors go to great lengths to make their language and framing inclusive; each chapter features "slow down pages" that invite the reader to "pause and tune in to yourself." Barker and Iantaffi's feel-good approach will reassure readers questioning their gender identities and expand any reader's philosophical horizons. * Publishers Weekly *

ISBN: 9781785924798

Dimensions: 214mm x 136mm x 24mm

Weight: 249g

240 pages