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You Need to Respect People’s Pronouns Even if You Don’t Agree With It

Here’s why it is so important

Photo by Katie Rainbow 🏳️‍🌈 on Unsplash

I read an article yesterday that left me incensed. Basically, the author stated it was stupid for people to have their pronouns in their internet bios and if you prefer they/them, she wouldn’t respect it and just refer to you as he or she, anyway.

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