Making assumptions about someone’s gender identity can often lead to exclusion and harm. Learning to ask for and use someone’s pronouns is a small step in treating 2SLGBTQI people with decency and respect. To affirm someone’s right to be addressed the way they want to be is a simple step in boosting mental health. Inclusive pronoun usage is a step towards inclusion and cultivating a safer space for 2SLGBTQI people.
Here are pronouns that you might see or hear. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.