The Merriam-Webster dictionary, in a move to shed some positive light on gender neutral terms, chose the word, "they," as their 2019 Word of the Year.
As information and acceptance spread about gender neutrality, more people find that the list of pronouns, they, them, and theirs fit them better than gendered pronouns. In 2018, a reported 3% of polled teenagers identified as nonbinary, an uptick from years prior.
For many people, there remains some uncertainty about what gender neutrality is and how to use gender neutral pronouns the right way.
Read on to find out more about gender neutrality and how to use gender pronouns the right way.