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Saying ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ Deemed Transphobic by LGBT Group at Colorado State

Saying ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ Deemed Transphobic by LGBT Group at Colorado State

“extremely degrading and designed to harm”

The left sure loves to tell people which words they are allowed to use. As usual, this is all about control.

The College Fix reports:

Phrase ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ deemed ‘degrading and designed to harm’

The Pride Resource Center at Colorado State University has deemed the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” one of many “transphobic phrases” that should not be used by students.

A poster released by the center states that “transphobic slurs,” like “ladies and gentlemen” are “extremely degrading and designed to harm.” Other such harmful phrases are “real women/men,” “What’s your real name?” “transgendered” and “you don’t look trans.”

The poster, labeled “Tips for Supporting Transgender People,” suggests that these phrases should not be used, and instead urges students to “incorporate words like ‘cisgender’ when referring to non-transgender folks.”

Both the Pride Resource Center and Colorado State University declined to comment on the poster to The College Fix.

The poster also gives examples of “commonly used pronouns” students may be asked to use, beyond the standard he/him/his and she/her/hers. These pronouns include “they/them/theirs,” “ze/hir/hirs” and “per/per/pers.”

Additionally, the poster states it’s “not cool to ask” for a person’s “real name,” or what their “transition status” is.

It also advises students on how to be active allies to transgender people. It tells readers to “carry the load” and challenge transphobia wherever you see it. It also tells the reader to “educate yourself” on the issues facing trans communities and “apologize” when you mess up.

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Comments

JusticeDelivered | February 16, 2019 at 12:01 pm

It is time to tell them to F off.

Just for the record, I grabbed Theythemtheirs on reddit about 3 nanoseconds after it was used on the TV show “Billions.” And my current name was adopted after a friend described Tea Leoni in “Deep Imapct” as “we’re talking major wood there.” I also own Batt Guano on facebook, which I would gladly free up but they simply will not let me leave. I guess social media will keep me from running for office soon.

Get used to disappointment.

johnnycab23513 | February 16, 2019 at 5:45 pm

No normal person would ever mistake a threatened for a lady of a gentleman. They are things!

This inanity should have been stopped a couple os sexual revolutions ago.

“designed to harm” … preposterous … they see hate everywhere when there is none … way past time for this lunacy to end.

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