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FINRA: What the Plus? Understanding and Supporting Expansive LGBTQ+ Identities

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Visibility Days and Pride Celebrations

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week (typically the week after Valentine’s Day)

Pansexual Visibility Day (May 24)

International Non-Binary People’s Day (July 14)

#BiWeek (September 16-23)

Bisexuality Day (September 23)

International Pronouns Day (3rd Wednesday in October)

Intersex Awareness Day (October 26)

Ace Week (typically the last full week in October) 

Pansexual Pride Day (December 8) 

Nonbinary Gender Identities


US Trans Survey (2015)


Gender Spectrum

Gender Diversity

Gender Creative Kids

National Center for Transgender Equality


Nonbinary: Memoirs of Gender and Identity

They/Them/Their: A Guide to Nonbinary and Genderqueer Identities

The Gender Book

Gender Diversity and Nonbinary Inclusion in the Workplace

PFLAG Resources: 

Our Trans Loved Ones (disponible en espanol)

the guide to being a trans ally

Straight for Equality: Trans Ally Materials

Normalize Not Knowing

The Bi+ Umbrella


Invisible Majority: The Disparaties Facing Bisexual People and How to Remedy Them 

A Closer Look: Bisexual Transgender People

Bisexual adults are far less likely than gay men and lesbians to be “out” to the people in their lives 


Bisexual Resource Center

American Institute of Bisexuality

Bisexual Organizing Project



Claiming the B in LGBT

A Guide to Pansexuality

Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World, Second Edition

Bisexual and Pansexual Identities: Exploring and Challenging Invisibility and Invalidation

Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution

PFLAG Resources: 

Something to Talk About Live – July 2, 2020

Something to Talk About Live – March 4, 2021

3 Steps to Being a Better Ally to People Who Are Bi+

Asexual and Aromantic Identities


1.7% of sexual minority adults identify as asexual

Ace and Aro: Understanding Differences in Romantic Attractions Among Persons Identifying as Asexual

Asexual Community Survey


Asexuality Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)

The Ace and Aro Advocacy Project (TAAAP)

Aromantic-spectrum Union for Recognition, Education, and Advocacy (AUREA)

Aces & Aros


Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex

How to be Ace: A Memoir of Growing Up Asexual

The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality

Understanding Asexuality

PFLAG Resources: 

Something to Talk About Live – February 11, 2021

3 Steps to Being a Better Ally to People Who Are Ace/Aro

The Intersex Community


Providing Ethical and Compassionate Health Care to Intersex Patients

Fact Sheet: Intersex

The Body, The Self: The care of people with intersex traits evolves as clinicians and researchers learn more—and listen more

I Want to Be Like Nature Made Me: Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children in the US

A national study on the physical and mental health of intersex adults in the U.S.



Intersex Campaign for Equality



XOXY: A Memoir

A Comprehensive Guide to Intersex

The Spectrum of Sex: The Science of Male, Female, and Intersex

Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex

PFLAG Resources: 

PFLAG Policy Statement

3 Steps to Being a Better Ally to People Who Are Intersex