The importance of using correct pronouns for gender identity
‘Respecting a child or young person’s request to change name and pronoun is a pivotal part of supporting and validating their identity’ (Mermaids UK – Trans-Inclusion School Toolkit; 2018).
You will find a short and informative PowerPoint presentation from the voices and experiences of young people in Kent, about the importance of understanding and using correct pronouns to ensure support for young people’s gender identity at the bottom of this page.
The below links provide further information on gender identity and inclusivity;
1) Mermaids Trans Inclusion Schools Toolkit which provides information and guidance to schools and colleges on how to effectively support trans and gender questioning pupils and students, create safe, trans inclusive learning environments and prevent transphobia.
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