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Ventura High School English teacher Elizabeth Mainz said, Theres all kinds of words and phrases that we gender as a society that we dont always cognitively think of. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Opinion: It’s time to de-gender the English language

Alejandro Hernandez February 24, 2022

Gender-neutral terms must come first Gender. According to the Merriam-Webster definition, gender is, “the behavioral, cultural, or psychological traits typically associated with one sex.” It has a...

Written here are just some of the many pronouns and pronoun groupings an individual may have. Graphic by: Olive Kranzler

Opinion: Pronouns: A how to guide

Olive Kranzler November 18, 2021

Gender diverse students are validated when referred to by their proper pronouns; here is how students and staff can help.  Although the pronouns section on a user’s Instagram bio is new as of May 13...

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