Last month, Oxford University set a benchmark by issuing this directive to make sure transgender students were not offended.
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Oxford University recently directed its students to use gender neutral “Ze” instead of “he” or “she”.
One of the world’s leading educational institutions, Oxford outlined the new guidelines in a students’ union leaflet as part of a move to prevent transgender students being offended, The Sunday Timesreported.
More on the report:
- Deliberately using the wrong pronoun for a transgender person is already an offence under Oxford’s behaviour code
- In a move set to be imposed at Cambridge University too, students hope the use of gender neutral pronouns will also be extended to lectures and seminars
- “Gender neutral pronouns are good. It should happen in lectures, too,” said Franky Sissons, a transgender student at King’s College, University of Cambridge