I don’t know why anyone would use the wrong pronouns for another person (As Businesslady says, it…
L.M. Schulte
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Unfortunately, there are a lot of jerks out there. I’m a gay man, and I have a few co-workers who refuse to refer to my spouse as my as my husband, instead pointedly calling him my “partner.” This, despite the fact that I have never referred to him as my “partner,” and have always referred to him as my husband. When I gently corrected one of these jerks, she actually said “Oh, can gay people get married? I didn’t know that….” This happened in 2016, and I work in a large west coast city, and the jerk in question is a highly educated professional.

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