Everything You Need to Know About Gender Pronouns at Work
For some, being misgendered can cause anxiety
It is increasingly common for professionals of all stripes to include a line in their digital signatures, below their name or title, indicating what gender pronoun they use. That may read something like "she/her/hers" or "they/them/theirs," and specifies how an individual wants to be addressed other than by their name.
For some people who are gender nonbinary, or transgender, being misgendered can cause discomfort and anxiety. Advocates stress how important it is that companies develop policies around personal pronoun-use as part of their inclusion efforts, in part so LGBTQ people feel safe at work.
More simply, it's a matter of respecting everyone in the workplace.
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