The Washington Post Style Guide Now Accepts Singular They
What do you do when you run into your friend on their birthday? You wish them a happy birthday, of course! Or wait—you wish … him or her a happy birthday? When you run into your friend on … his or her birthday? That's how you’re supposed to say it if you want to avoid using they to refer to one person, but it’s a bit wordy and awkward.
Who Gets To Take Part In The Menstruation Conversation?
When trans and gender-nonconforming people aren't recognized in the social and medical conversations around periods, their specific experiences are overlooked — and their access to adequate gynecological healthcare is jeopardized.
Introducing myself as 'they/them/their' at my workplace
What pronouns do you use? Have you ever been asked? Do you ask others their pronouns? This week on the podcast, we hand over the reins to our talented summer intern, Paulus van Horne, to share a very personal story about pronouns. In the spring of 2016, Paulus came out as non-binary at college, asking friends and teachers to use the gender neutral pronouns they/them/their. This summer at The World, Paulus came out for the first time at a workplace. This is their story.