Respect includes using the gender pronouns with which a person identifies. How do you know which pronoun someone uses? Ask them respectfully! Avoid assumptions. Offer your own pronouns when meeting new people.

70% of trans youth with parents strongly supportive of their gender identity and expression report positive mental health, compared to 15% of those whose parents were not strongly supportive.

There are more than two pronouns. Learn them. Use them.


She laughs | I called her | her eyes | that is hers | she likes herself


He laughs | I called him | his eyes | that is his | he likes himself


They laugh | I called them | their eyes | that is theirs| they like themself


Ze/zie laughs | I called hir/zir | hir/zir eyes | that is hirs/zirs | ze likes hirself/zirself


Ey laughs | I called em | eir eyes | that is eirs | ey likes emself


Xe laughs | I called xem | xyr eyes | that is xyrs | xe likes xemself