Think: you’re sitting in a seminar and the seminar leader is calling out names, taking a quick register, when you hear a name you don’t recognise. There’s an awkward silence until someone finally raises their hand to say that that’s them – but that isn’t their name, and those aren’t their pronouns anymore. This is … Continue reading Preferred Pronouns and Avoiding Deadnames: What Can We Do?
I was recently speaking to a friend who is due to graduate this year, and one phrase from that conversation made me really sad and it has stuck with me: “I hope I can find a job despite everything.” “Despite everything” here means despite being gay. Even in the year 2022, there are people who … Continue reading Pride At Work – LGBT+ Employability