Denarii Grace

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Denarii Grace
Date of birth March 11, 1987
Place of birth Long Island, New York, USA[1]
Nationality American
Pronouns she/her, they/them[2]
Gender identity "non-binary/agender/exogender"[3]
"exogender woman"[4]
Occupation activist, musician, and writer


Denarii Grace is an activist, musician, and writer. Their activism is in several areas, such as fat positivity, disability, bisexuality, and Blackness.[5] As part of their fat activism, Grace founded Fat Acceptance Month in January 2019.[6]

They coined the word "exogender" (akin to "exoskeleton") to describe their experience of being a woman on the outside and agender on the inside.[4] (The word is intended for use by Black people only.)[4]

She has been out as bisexual since 2007[4] and has served as a board member for Bisexual Resource Center.[5]

As a freelance writer, she has written for Bitch Magazine, Black Youth Project, Brooklyn Magazine, Everyday Feminism, Black Girl Dangerous, and The Establishment, among other publications.[7]

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  1. https://denariigrace.com/about
  2. Twitter bio, accessed Sept 19 2020
  3. Grace, Denarii (Summer 2019). "The Non-Binary Agenda" (PDF). Bi Women Quarterly. 37 (3).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Grace, Denarii (June 26, 2018). "The Long Road to Non-Binary". Medium. Retrieved September 19, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Leary, Alaina (10 January 2018). "Activist Spotlight: Denarii Grace – Singer-Songwriter, Poet, Aspiring Screenwriter". Rooted in Rights. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  6. Schultz, Kirsten (13 November 2018). "Here's why we need a Fat Acceptance Month – and how you can help". The Tempest. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  7. "Denarii Grace". AFROPUNK. Retrieved 20 September 2020.