Pronouns how to refer to transgender non-binary people

Transgender Pronouns Non-Binary Pronouns (SOLVED)


Transgender Zone 2020
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What Pronouns do I use when speaking to Transgender people?

What Pronouns do I use when speaking to Non-Binary people?

The following are by no means extensive but rather a starting point for those unsure what to do when referring to a transgender or gender non-binary person.

While most people who are Transgender or non-binary prefer the pronoun “they,” it never hurts to ask someone how they wish to be identified. (If you wish to do that but are still unsure how, it’s helpful to offer your own pronouns first.)

There are also a number of specific ways non-binary people may identify. Because of that, it is important to ask each individual how they identify. Here’s what a few non-binary gender identities look like:

Agender: Like the name suggests, agender refers to having no gender identity or identifying as gender neutral.
Bigender: Those who are bigender identify as having both gender identities of male or female. This can mean they switch from male to female or identify as both simultaneously.
Gender fluid: The term gender fluid means that an individual moves between gender identities.
Genderqueer: This term encompasses all people who identify as non-binary.
Third Gender: Third gender is a term to describe anyone who doesn’t identify with binary options. Hence, a third sex.

Below are the preferred list (2020) but again no harm starting with THEY if you are unsure.

She, her, her, hers, and herself
He, him, his, his, and himself
They, them, their, theirs, and themself
Ze/zie, hir, hir, hirs, and hirself
Xe, xem, xyr, xyrs, and xemself
Ve, ver, vis, vis, and verself