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The '''International Nonbinary Day''' is celebrated each 14th of July since 2012 with the aim to celebrate and focus on nonbinary people, their successes and contributions to the world and their issues. Katje, the person who proposed it, described the choice saying that it's precisely in the middle between International Men's Day and International Women's Day. Moreover, the number of months between March and July, and between July and November, is 3, which is numerologically a good number for nonbinary people, according to Katje of "Fierce Femme's Black Market".<ref>[{{Cite web|url=https://femmesblackmarket.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/calling-for-an-international-non-binary-gender-day/ |title=Calling for an International NonbinaryNon-Binary Gender Day]|author=Katje|date=8 March 2012|website=Fierce Femme's Black Market|archive-url=|archive-date=|dead-url=|access-date=30 March 2020}}</ref>
 
Though it is not well known, it is still celebrated and recognized.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/non-binary-day-allies/#gs.b0zrkg|title=Prepare for International Non-binary Day by learning how to be a better ally|last=Mathers|first=Charlie|date=13 July 2018|website=Gay Star News|archive-url=|archive-date=|dead-url=|access-date=30 March 2020}}</ref>
 
The week surrounding July 14th is termed Nonbinary Awareness Week.<ref name="Meyer">{{Cite web |title=Nonbinary Awareness Week: 5 Ways to Be Supportive |last=Meyer |first=Elizabeth J |work=Psychology Today |date=14 July 2020 |access-date=11 September 2020 |url= https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/gender-and-schooling/202007/nonbinary-awareness-week-5-ways-be-supportive}}</ref><ref name="Andersson">{{Cite web |title=What it's like to be non-binary in the UK today |author=Andersson, Jasmine |work=inews.co.uk |date=14 July 2020 |access-date=11 September 2020 |url= https://inews.co.uk/news/non-binary-awareness-week-2020-non-binary-uk-today-537520}}</ref>
 
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