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Pronouns

It's Time To Embrace The Singular ‘They,’ A Humanistic Pronoun

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts

The Telegraph published a poll last week, asking readers whether the singular they ― as in, “My friend ate a bagel. They beamed with perfect joy...

Gender Neutral Pronouns: My Personal Pep Talk

Marika Litz | Posted 06.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Marika Litz

It can be a scary thing for us to ask our friends, and furthermore our families and coworkers, to use language that makes us feel acknowledged and accepted when, in a lot of cases, these people have never been asked to do this before.

She? Ze? They? What’s In A Gender Pronoun

New York Times | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON — What happens when 334 linguists, lexicographers, grammarians and etymologists gather in a stuffy lecture hall on a Friday night to deba...

Everyone Uses Singular 'They,' Whether They Realize It Or Not

NPR | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Talk about belated recognition. At its meeting in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 7, theAmerican Dialect Society voted to make the 600-year-old pronoun "the...

As a Transman My Parents Call Me "She" and That's Okay

Leo Caldwell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Leo Caldwell

The subject of my parents is a hard one to tackle because they are tender and loving to me. They just can't align my lifestyle with their convictions and beliefs. Just like I can't align their lifestyle with mine. While this makes holidays complicated, it does not damage our love for one another.

It's Not About You

Asher Huey | Posted 06.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Asher Huey

Let's be clear: refusing to accept Caitlyn Jenner for who she is disrespects her and her accomplishments. It costs you nothing to identify her with her correct pronouns. Literally nothing. You don't lose anything by allowing Jenner to be herself.

Who Gives A Crap About Bruce Jenner's Pronouns?

S. Bear Bergman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
S. Bear Bergman

With violence against trans people peaking right along with the media coverage, knowing who we can trust is more important than ever. Who gives a crap about Bruce Jenner's pronouns? I do. You should, too.

What The Pronouns We Use Say About Us

The Atlantic | Adrienne Lafrance | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

Those who go looking for evidence of increasing self-absorption seem to find it everywhere these days. Inflated egos are apparently smiling in the sel...

A Simple Mind Trick That Will Help You Manage Stress

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

In a Seinfeld episode titled "The Jimmy," the character of George finds himself in a stressful situation and starts speaking in the third person: "Geo...

What More 'She's' In Books Says About Women's Status

Posted 08.13.2012 | Women

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 08/10/2012 02:13 PM EDT on LiveScience The prevalence of female pronouns — she, her, hers, herself — ...

Why Plural Pronouns Make Me Angry

the-communicator.org | EVA HATTIE L. SCHUELER | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from Community High School newspaper in Ann Arbor, MI. As the world which we live in changes, so does the language whic...

Jason Linkins

Fox News Is Serious About This Whole Obama Pronoun-Counting Thing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News is counting the number of times President Obama uses the word "I" in speeches? Yes, this is a real journalism thing that Fox is spending Rupert Murdoch's money on.

Pronouns

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Horowitz

We face the greatest crisis in my lifetime and I do not care one teeny little bit about pronouns.