The Preferred Pronoun and Male Headship

For hundreds of years, English grammar has broadly endorsed the concept of male headship by dictating that the “gender neutral” singular subjective pronoun is “he.” Many people consider this to be sexist. But an inclusive “he/she” is coming under increasing attack as well. “Gender queer,” “gender fluid,” and “trans-gender” “humans” reject the bi-gender demaracation as overly exclusive. So an individualist concept of the “preferred pronoun” is taking root in some institutions Read more […]