Shige Sakurai

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Shige Sakurai
Nationality American
Pronouns Singular they or ze/zir[1]
Occupation Educator, activist
Known for

Shige Sakurai (previously Nic Sakurai[2]) is an educator and activist. They have been out as nonbinary since the early 2000s, and were the first person in the USA to receive a driver's license with X sex marker.[3] They are the creator of International Pronouns Day and the website Currently they work as an adjunct instructor at American University in Washington, DC.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Sakurai, Shige (16 October 2019). "Beyond International Pronouns Day". Medium. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  2. Stein, Perry (30 June 2017). "Meet the first person in the country to officially receive a gender-neutral driver's license". Washington Post. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  3. Norwood, Candice (June 2019). "How Governments Are Transitioning Their Gender Policies to Nonbinary". Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  4. "Shige Sakurai, Adjunct Instructor". American University. Retrieved 14 April 2020.