Recently at Afropunk Atlanta, there were gendered lines posted at the entrance. An event that has a 12-foot banner with bold letters declaring "NO TRANSPHOBIA" had gendered lines. My body told me not to say anything, not to buck back at such
Finally, the gender-neutral singular pronoun "they" has been recognized and endorsed by the academic American Dialect Society. BOOM! In your face, grammar purists! To everyone who refuses to acknowledge this pronoun -- which many transgender, genderqueer and nonbinary folks identify themselves with -- because it defies "classic"