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'I Can Exist Here': On Gender Identity, Some Colleges Are Opening Up

A decade ago, one university started putting pronouns on course rosters. Today, it's not alone.
Source: LA Johnson

Take a look at a class roster at the University of Vermont. You'll see the usual stuff there — last name, student ID and class year. But you'll also see something else. Next to some names, there are pronouns: "he" or "she," but also the gender non-specific "they" or "ze."

They may seem like a few more words on paper, but for some students, like Jeane Robles, having pronouns on the roster means a lot.

"Just having the option to do that makes

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