University Of North Carolina Study Shows Social Trend Of Using Preferred Pronouns To Signal Gender Identity

A growing number of people use they/them pronouns to signal their gender identity, but for many people, use of “they” to refer to a single individual takes some getting used to.

Results of a recent University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study showed the social trend of announcing preferred pronouns, which is often seen in email signatures, Twitter bios and Zoom settings, improves how pronouns are understood.