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U. Michigan Profs Told to Use Students’ Preferred Pronouns

U. Michigan Profs Told to Use Students’ Preferred Pronouns

“show your respect for their identity”

The absurdity of gender neutral pronouns has reached the campus of the University of Michigan and professors are being told to comply.

FOX News reports:

University of Michigan professors instructed to stick to ‘preferred pronouns’

The University of Michigan yesterday unveiled a new webpage that allows students to choose their preferred pronouns, including “they” and “ze.”

Preferred pronouns will appear on class rosters, and if professors accidentally use the wrong pronoun, “you can acknowledge that you made a mistake and use the correct pronoun next time,” said the university’s provost and vice president for student life in a campus-wide email announcement. It also called using preferred pronouns “one of the most basic ways to show your respect for their identity and to cultivate an environment that respects all gender identities.”

A university spokesman tells Heat Street, “If there were a persistent pattern of ignoring a student’s preference, we would address that as a performance matter.”

The new Wolverine Access page allows students to add, change, or delete preferred pronouns, which will be shared only with “those who have a legitimate education interest in the information,” the new webpage says. Students who don’t specify a preferred pronoun won’t have one listed, the university said.

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Here’s my “preferred pronoun” for these scientifically illiterate babies: it ~

One conservative student filled out a form, his preferred address is either “Your Highness, or Your Majesty”.
Wonder if that will kill off the nonsense.

Ridiculous.
How will professors keep track, when they can have hundreds of students in a class?
Are they supposed to look up in the roster every time they address a student?
Isn’t that going to take away from actual teaching?
This is getting surreal.

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