I’ve been finding it hard lately to come up with something to blog about. Oh sure, there’s a whole rack of YouTube videos I have flagged and ready to roll, but knowing which is most important or what to say to lead into them has been somewhat holding me back.
Today that changed, and thanks to Beau for this insightful message to everyone. I’m not sure he really knows what a sea-change he may have started.
He’s SO right!
The more people do this, the less the transgender community will be isolated.
The more people do this, the less the transgender community will be looked on as something to be feared.
The more people do this, the more we all, as people, will come together.
I have a challenge for you. If you are someone in a position of authority in a business then make it your company’s preferred policy that your staff include their pronouns in the footer of their emails, letters, etc.
If your business is #PronounPositive then the word will soon spread.
<your name here>
<your title here>
<your pronouns here>
As in …
Transgender Fife Coordinator
Also, encourage them to add their pronouns to their personal profiles, footers, and anywhere else where their name appears.
This isn’t just a transgender matter either. People with names such as Kim, Lindsay and others are often misgendered. If we all stated our pronouns by default then nobody would have an excuse for getting it wrong.
Join the movement and be #PronounPositive with this free button.