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How should journalists approach inclusive pronouns?

How should journalists approach inclusive pronouns?

Journalists are still grappling with how to strike a balance between using inclusive pronouns and making sure readers understand them, according to Canadian Press editor Stephen Meurice. A panel on language representation in media was held by the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre at the Rogers Communications Centre on Friday, Sept. 30. Among the panelists were freelance journalist and queer media […]

by Oriena Vuong· · education, Media, News, On Campus, students
Everyone deserves to be called what they want to be called. (Susana Gómez Baez)

Gender identity is a matter of basic respect

During the 57-minute rant, the professor, Jordan Peterson, repeatedly starts his sentences with “I’m scared.” On this point alone, we agree. Even at Ryerson, we are scared, too. As students, we’re scared that a professor could be so ill-informed about the extensive literature that explores gender identity and expression. We’re scared that the same professor teaches an undergraduate course in […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial
(Ryersonian Archive)

Preferred names and pronouns still pose administrative challenges

When applying for university, Ryerson nursing student, Gabriel Holt was required to use his legal name and assigned sex. It’s one of the many challenges and barriers transgender students like Holt face in the pursuit of post-secondary education. “It made an intimidating process even more uncomfortable,” said Holt, in an e-mail. “Even if I was allowed to put my actual […]

by Alexa Jetta D'Addario· · News, On Campus, Top stories