“You like beings. You like what you like. Doesn’t have to be a girl or a guy or a he or she or they or this or that."
"Let's continue to plot how we are going to make change in our parts of the world, in our communities, in our hearts and minds and in our public policies"
A selection of UK schools are handing out pronoun stickers and badges in a move to help transgender pupils feel more supported. In an effort to tackle ‘misgendering’ – the act of addressing a person using the wrong pronoun – in the classroom, Brighton and Hove City Council has this week launched a campaign across secondary schools and colleges. According to the Independent, the stickers and badges will indicate whether the wearer would like to be addressed as “he”, “she” or “they”, with some left blank so people can write their own pronoun.
“I want other parents to know that if their child is going through this, they're not alone and it can be a beautiful thing.”