NPR

'I Can Exist Here': On Gender Identity, Some Colleges Are Opening Up

A decade ago, one university started putting pronouns on course rosters. Today, it's not alone.
Source: LA Johnson

Take a look at a class roster at the University of Vermont. You'll see the usual stuff there — last name, student ID and class year. But you'll also see something else. Next to some names, there are pronouns: "he" or "she," but also the gender non-specific "they" or "ze."

They may seem like a few more words on paper, but for some students, like Jeane Robles, having pronouns on the roster means a lot.

"Just having the option to do that makes

Вы читаете отрывок, зарегистрируйтесь, чтобы читать полное издание.

Другое от: NPR

NPR3 мин. чтенияSocial Science
Spring Letdown: Hiring Slows In April, Raising New Challenges For Economy
U.S. employers added 266,000 jobs last month, far fewer than analysts had expected. The unemployment rate rose to 6.1%.
NPR5 мин. чтения
25 Years Ago, Maxwell Did A Lil' Sumthin' Sumthin' For R&B
Maxwell sounded nothing like the heavily sampled hip-hop-inspired R&B musicians that dominated the airwaves a quarter-century ago.
NPR5 мин. чтенияAmerican Government
What We Learned About Facebook From Trump Decision
The first big test of Facebook's Oversight Board reveals the challenges of checking the power and scale of the social media giant.