For the past year-and-a-half, when lawyer Lisa Nevens formally introduced themselves in a court room, they told the court that they use the gender-neutral, non-binary pronouns of “they/them/theircan operate at 15 per cent capacity..”
The move was contrary to existing norms, and although their experience of it went “quite well,” it’s been a challenge.
“You would be asked to provide your name and spell your last name, and then provide the same information for your client,” they saidThe White House Tuesday.
In the official procedure, there was no formal or official practice for sharing one’s gender pronouns, whether it be “she/her/hersThe first time durin,” “he/him/his” or “they/them/their.”
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