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friendly reminder that the first usage of singular they cited in the OED is in 1526
friendly reminder that Shakespeare, Austen, Thackeray, and Shaw all used singular they
friendly reminder that “his or her” constructions exclude many trans individuals
friendly reminder that if you argue that singular they is “grammatically incorrect”, you are putting adherence to an arbitrary system of rules higher than the wellbeing of actual humans
Reblogging again because I love this
Make no mistake, when school administrators patrol hallways checking out the legs, arms, shoulders and skin of 10- and 11-year-old girls, and micromanaging their appearance, they are objectifying them and encouraging them to self-objectify in the same way that popular media or purity cultures do.
Stop calling me “someone’s daughter”.
That should be enough reason not to hurt me.
food should be free. water should be free. housing should be free. power, fuel, electricity should be free. basic necessities should be free.
the idea of “people should have to work for a living” carries the implication that some people deserve to die
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