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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Gender-Neutral Pronouns

By now, the cultural visibility of the transgender, genderqueer and gender nonconforming community has seriously expanded the way that we view gender. And while general awareness about gender diversity has increased, there are still some technical aspects that many people continue to struggle with, chief among those being the use of gender-neutral pronouns.

As a genderqueer advocate and media personality who has used gender-neutral pronouns for years, I have quite a few pointers and tips to share. But don’t just take it from me; I also spoke with Nick Adams, director ofGLAAD’s transgender media program, about his thoughts on the issue. With our guidance, you can show up to that gender-fabulous dance party with confidence.

Let’s get to it.

 

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