What is a Pronoun?
A pronoun is a word used in place of someone's name.Example: "Peter the Anteater is here! He is ready to cheer!"
Why are Pronouns important?
How do you know what pronouns to use?
What should you do if you make a Mistake?
Examples of Pronouns and their utilization
He/Him/HisHe Knows | I'll Ask Him | That Is His
She/Her/HersShe Knows | I'll Ask Her | That Is Hers
They/Them/TheirsThey Know | I'll Ask Them | That Is Theirs
Ze/Zir/ZirsZe Knows | I'll Ask Zir | that Is Zirs
UCI OIT Inclusive Language Guide
Click here for link to Inclusive Language Guide
Check out the website Minus18, and their game to help learn to use pronouns!
Click here for a link to the Pronouns Game tool
Click her for a link to the Minus18 webpage
According to The Trevor Project's 2020 National Survey, 1 in 4 youth (ages 13-24) go by pronouns other than he/him or she/her. For transgender and nonbinary youth, being referred to by the correct name and pronouns is a simple gesture of support.
In honor of Coming Out Day, BestColleges.com created a pronouns guide. Our guide covers why it is important to use personal pronouns, using gender pronouns for equity and inclusion, and educational resources. Take a look below:https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/gender-pronouns-lgbtq-students/