Out and Open in Ottawa: Jayce LeClair on being a non-binary trans individual

By Julia Paulson and Derrick Simpson

Jayce LeClair is a 21-year old Algonquin College student and part-time Starbucks employee who identifies as non-binary. In a video interview, LeClair discusses the struggles of being out in today’s society. As a member of the often-ignored group of the LGBTQIA+ community, LeClair says it is their responsibility to educate people about their daily reality. However, that doesn’t mean they find it easy.