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Although the 2016 Paralympics will be the last for lesbian wheelchair sprinter Marikee Vervoort, she still has a long bucket list to accomplish before she takes advantage of Belgium's legal euthanasia.
George-Kyveli Papadimitriou is an activist working in Greece, who is passionate about expanding the options for young non-binary people in an inescapably binary world. This is their story, as told to Kay Cairns.