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Do I Have to Respect Pronouns…if the Pronoun is ‘It’?

Your Other Dad says first you must untangle discomfort from harm

Illustration: David Valdes

Dear Other Dad —

My child has a friend who uses the pronoun “it.” Using this pronoun is incredibly difficult for me in a different way than learning how…

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David Valdes

David Valdes

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David Valdes is a Cuban-American playwright and author. He’s written about family, race, and LGBTQ issues for the New York Times, Boston Globe, and HuffPo.