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LGBTQ Education: Gender

Resources

Pronouns

Gender Roles

Prejudices and harassment based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity (sexism, homophobia, and transphobia) are often rooted in a societal or personal compulsion to strictly police gender roles.

The Gender Box

 

 

The Gender Box featuring Miles Jai and LinzerDinzerTV via linzerdinzer.tumblr.com.

Trans 101

Gender Pronouns 101

What does it mean to be genderfluid?

Personal Pronouns

Natural Pronouns

Subject Object Possessive Reflexive
He Him His Himself
She Her Hers Herself
It It Its Itself
One One One's Oneself
They Them Theirs Themself

 

Selected Epicene Pronouns or Neopronouns

  Subject Object Possessive Reflexive
Converse, 1884 Thon Thon Thons Thonself
Rogers, 1890 E Em Es Emself
Rickter, c. 1973 Xe Xem Xyrs Xemself
Elverson, 1975 Ey Em Eirs Eirself
Humanist, 1982 Hu Hum Hus Humself
Spivak, 1983 E Em Eirs Emself
Bornstein, 1998 Ze Hir Hirs Hirself

See also:

Baron, Dennis E. “The Epicene Pronoun: The Word That Failed.American Speech, vol. 56, no. 2, 1981, pp. 83–97. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/455007.

Tinkler, Emil. "The History of Neopronouns." Medium, https://medium.com/matthews-place/the-history-of-neopronouns-366b1fee48c4