Why Pronouns Matter for Trans People [2:29]

Description

This short video strings clips of interviews with a wide variety of trans individuals, showing the importance of pronouns and the variety of how they are used.  It also provides a few short practical points on discussing pronouns and asking others about the pronouns they prefer.

Discussion Questions

  • So, why do pronouns matter for trans people?
  • How is respect related to using pronouns?
  • Do you think we should keep pronouns binary?  Or introduce a non-gendered pronoun?  Or maybe something else?
  • How should you respectfully try to learn about the pronouns people are comfortable or identify with?

Keywords: gender, sexuality, society, language, transgender, respect

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