Gender neutrality for pronouns? ‘Ze’ and ‘xe’ are so last season

Gender neutrality for pronouns? ‘Ze’ and ‘xe’ are so last season

[Ed. – The question does seem to arise: why would we need so many?  I mean, if they’re gender neutral.  Right?  But then again, logic is obviously not the point here.]

The Kennesaw State University LBGT Resource Center recently produced a new pamphlet that adds “ne,” “ve,” “ey,” “ze,” and “xe” to the list of gender neutral pronouns.

The “Gender Neutral Pronouns” pamphlet, a copy of which was obtained by Campus Reform, tells students that “some people don’t feel like traditional gender pronouns fit their gender identities,” and thus lists alternatives that students can use instead.

These pronouns are accompanied by a conjugation chart listing how they might be used as a subject, object, possessive, possessive pronoun, and reflexive. For example, to refer to a student who identifies as “ne,” one could say “Ne laughed” or “That is nirs.”

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To refer to a student who identifies as “ve,” the pamphlet explains that one would say “Vis eyes gleam” or “I called ver.”

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