Life Isn't Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between
'Barker and Iantaffi have written the book we all need for this moment in time.' - CN Lester
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...more
See textured landscapes of many colours.
(Source of background.)
Labels (seem to) make life easier, and binary ones even more so.
We fall into using them, unthinkingly and often unquestioningly.
But there are way more grey areas than black and white ones.
Binaries constrain. Even two-dimensional spectrums do.
And they rarely reflect the world as it is.
This book starts with the obvious topics of sexualities (beyond gay/straight) and genders (beyond ...more
The non-binary authors focus chapters on how thinking about gender and sexuality in less binary ways can open up new possibilities, and their clear ...more
The ideas ...more
I am really privileged to have been able to read the new book pre-release. In Life Isn’t Binary, I felt like they were talking right to me, I’d love it on Audible because it feels like an open conversation. The book opens discussing areas I was expecting like gender and sexuality, ...more
A few little nit picky things:
-I found the pauses annoying and made it harder to get into a flow of reading where I could get into the text based on my reading ...more