[Noisebridge-discuss] Neutral Pronoun "E" Version 3

Tom Lowenthal me at tomlowenthal.com
Sun Dec 22 08:12:46 UTC 2013


Paul Monad <immonad at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Correction,  my main objection was that Pigeon was 1.  He was asked to leave
> by Rayc two days before and not return before the next Tuesday meeting. He
> did not honor that .  2.  When asked to leave again for that reason by a
> group of six or seven people he refused.

Tom Lowenthal <me at tomlowenthal.com> wrote:
> Monad I think that it's pretty unfortunate that you chose to use “he”
> to describe Pigeon here, despite being asked multiple times to use the
> pronoun “they”. That's pretty disrespectful, especially while we're
> actually having a conversation about pronoun needs.

On 22 December 2013 01:32, Paul Monad <immonad at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thank you I stand corrected.  Forgot E may be reading this.

Monad, you don't get to pick Pigeon's pronouns. Pigeon has stated a
preference for “they”, not “he”, not “e”, but “they”. Please use
“they” what talking about Pigeon. It doesn't matter whether they're
reading it, it still shows a lack of respect not to use their
preferred pronouns.
-Tom


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