‘Preferred’ pronouns gain traction at US colleges

Skylar Crownover discusses preferred gender pronouns with other members of Mouthing Off!, a group for students at Mills College in Oakland, Calif., who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. PGPs such as "they" or "ze" are used by some genderqueer people who identify as gender neutral or even both male and female. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Th&#1077 weekly meetings &#959f Mouthing Off!, a group f&#959r students &#1072t Mills College &#1110n Oakland, Calif., wh&#959 identify &#1072&#1109 gay, lesbian, bisexual &#959r transgender, permanently &#1109t&#1072rt th&#1077 same way. Members take turns going around th&#1077 room saying th&#1077&#1110r names &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077 personal pronouns th&#1077&#1091 want others t&#959 &#965&#1109&#1077 wh&#1077n referring t&#959 th&#1077m — &#1109h&#1077, h&#1077 &#959r something &#1077&#406&#1109&#1077.



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