PREFERRED GENDER PRONOUNS: A HE/HE/HE PERSPECTIVE.
(1) Amongst many options available, these are the most frequently used gender-neutral pronouns, (see Table 1)
Marcel Marceau (my/me)
Paris Hilton (she/she)
Female Lead in La Boheme or RENT (me/me)
Mrs. Goldberg (you/who)
Southern Manure Farmer (she/it)
Subtraction Expert (mine/us)
Chocolate Lover (her/she)
Bitsy's Predecessor (its/he)
Political Candidate (who/we)
Poison Ivy Sufferer (it/she)
Asthma Sufferer (we/ze)
French Yes-Man (we/we)
Spanish "Walk the Dog" Champion (yo/yo)
The Fifth Little Piggie (we/we/we)
All the way home!
Leff, Lisa-Associated, Press. 'Preferred' Pronouns Gain Traction at US Colleges. AP Top News Package, Associated Press DBA Press Association, 11/30/2013.
Nordlinger, Jay. "What Are Your Pronouns? The Latest Craze on Campus." National Review, no. 20, 2015, pp. 26-28.
Table 1. Getting to Know Gender-Neutral Pronouns! Traditional He I called Masculine laughed him Traditional She laughed I called Feminine her Gender Neutral They I called (Singular laughed them They) Gender Ze laughed I called hir Neutral (pronounced (pronounced (Ze) zee as in here) the letter 'Z') Traditional His eyes That He likes Masculine gleam is his himself Traditional Her eyes That is She likes Feminine gleam hers herself Gender Neutral Their eyes That is They like (Singular gleam theirs themselves They) Gender Hir eyes That is hirs Ze likes Neutral gleam (pronounced hirself (Ze) (pronounced here's') (pronounced "here") "here-self") Source: Nordlinger, Jay. "What Are Your Pronouns? The Latest Craze on Campus." National Review, no. 20, 2015, p. 26.
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