An objective opinion piece about gender neutral pronouns and why they may be here to stay.
There is still a significant amount of backlash against gender-neutral pronouns, but signs are beginning to point to these becoming a new standard, and to “What pronouns do you prefer?” becoming a question in regular use.
There has long been a call for a set of singular pronouns, in English (it should be understood here that this is an issue in many, but not all, languages), that do not define the gender of the subject. With the movement for transgender and non-binary rights finally gaining some traction, the effort may finally see success.
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