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Boston All-Girls School Says Staff Should Use 'They/Them' Instead of Female Pronouns for Students

A top-tier Boston private school for girls is instructing staff to use “they/them” pronouns in their communications when referring to students.

Boston’s elite Winsor School for girls issued guidance for teachers regarding “gendered language” in a report on diversity, equity, and inclusion from the Fall.

“Although Winsor remains in its mission a school for ‘young women to pursue their aspirations and contribute to the world,’ the school recognizes the importance of inclusive language,” the report stated.

“Winsor has, for example, adopted changes to its use of gendered language and pronouns to be more inclusive,” Winsor’s guidance said. “External publications and communications have moved away from using ‘she, her, hers’ and ‘your daughter,’ replacing the former with ‘they, them, theirs’ and the latter with ‘student.’”

The report continued, “faculty and staff are discouraged from addressing groups of students as ‘girls’ and ‘ladies,’ and teachers address students by their preferred pronouns.”

The school was founded in 1886 and is one of the top schools in the nation — and parents dish out $53,900 a year for their daughter’s to attend.

“I often say that the responsibility we have as Winsor educators, as adults in the school, is to help students understand the very, very complex question ‘Who am I?’ A pretty simple question, but it is so layered, thinking about, ‘Who I am in terms of my gender and gender identity? Who am I in terms of my racial identity? Who am I in terms of my class?’” said Julie Braxton, Winsor’s director of community and inclusion, according to a report from the Daily Wire.

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9 responses to “Boston All-Girls School Says Staff Should Use ‘They/Them’ Instead of Female Pronouns for Students”

  1. neilinda says:

    Would not be spending that kind of money to send my daughter to a school where basic biology is ignored.

  2. TruthorDie says:

    A society that purposefully compromises children in the name of inclusion will certainly not last for long. I refuse to play; I refuse to pass go to collect $200, I’d rather own a property and not relinquish my liberty to the wild beasts.

  3. mjpluth says:

    Time to find a new school….

  4. pandusa says:

    I was willing to play along with peoples issues…until they started telling me” HOW IT IS GONNA BE ” and trying to remake the world in THEIR own image. I also agree with previously posted comments.

  5. Wolv256 says:

    Ok, sure. They are fired.

  6. Bellmorte81 says:

    I’d like to be identified as “can’t be bothered”.

  7. seriouslyjk says:

    Wait, so is this is not an all girls school? Can I apply too? Or will I be discriminated against?

  8. pfyearwood1949 says:

    Why not reffering to a single human being as “It” or “You”? If you use “They” for One Person makes it sounds like have more then one personallity.

  9. Cat_R_Pillar says:

    If it’s an all girls school then there wouldnt be a need for any other pronouns other than she her and hers… if they are non binary or trans than they are not girls, right? I’m confused!