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Students, teachers work to respect pronouns, names

Anastasia Thumser '22 and Lyah Muktavaram ’22 November 12, 2021

After California's passing of Assembly Bill 245, which prohibits public California universities from deadnaming transgender or non-binary students, we gaged student and teacher opinions in the Staples...

Assembly Bill 245 was passed in California on Oct. 6, 2021 by Governor Gavin Newsom to prohibit public universities from misidentifying students on their diplomas and school reports.

New Assembly Bill 245 should inspire Staples High School to create a more inclusive community

Hannah Ratcliffe ’22, Web Arts Editor October 15, 2021

California became the first state on Oct. 6, 2021, to approve Assembly Bill 245, the Affirming Transgender and Nonbinary Student's Names in College Bill, banning public colleges from deadnaming transgender...

Every person has pronouns, queer or heteronormative. It is imperative for our society to not only accept those who identify with gender-nonconforming pronouns, but to respect them by properly acknowledging their pronouns.

Respect pronouns: failure to do so will destroy our society

Hannah Conn ’23, Web Opinions Editor October 12, 2021

It's sad to say that I've lost track of the number of times I have heard someone say their pronouns are: “Nor/Mal” on social media. Across platforms such as Instagram or TikTok, there has been a rise...

Instagram’s new feature that allows for seamless and casual pronoun expression helps the LGBTQ+ community feel accepted, despite the fact that it was long overdue.

Instagram’s new pronoun feature endorses inclusivity

Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web News Editor May 25, 2021

Social media is a notoriously toxic outlet, especially for those who are part of a marginalized group. However, Instagram recently added a feature that allows users to add up to four pronouns next to their...

COVID-19 makes school stressful enough. Allowing students to express themselves over online features will only enhance the quality of school days.

Presenting pronouns in classroom creates more comfortable environment

Julia Leitner '23, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

The first day of school is taxing, no matter who you are. The personal demand to have an excellent first impression on each person you meet, the exceptionally high expectations that you create in your...

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