The White House website’s simple act of trans solidarity proves why this will be the most inclusive administration ever
For the first time in history, the White House website is asking visitors for their pronouns and offering gender-neutral options to choose from.
The simple yet monumentally meaningful detail was noticed by the LGBT+ advocacy group GLAAD, which happily shared an image of the White House contact page on Twitter.
— GLAAD (@glaad) January 20, 2021
Those contacting the White House can now select from a range of pronoun options or alternately indicate that they’d rather not share their pronouns if they wish.
They can also choose the gender-neutral prefix “Mx”, which is listed alongside “Mr,” “Mrs” and “Ms”.
The simple act spoke magnitudes after Trump’s sustained attacks on the LGBT+ community over the past four years, and Twitter users were delighted to see it.
Welcome back America.
— Chris ??? (@Chris_CD2010) January 20, 2021
It’s the little things that can be so huge. Attention to details.
— Christine Warren BSN, RN (@loverofliberals) January 20, 2021
Doing the things you can do as soon as you can do them as fast as you can do to show clearly that everyone has a place? Or at least a better attempt at it than we’ve seen so far? This step, the accessibility options for the inauguration… That is meaningful.
— Darci – Accountability is a way to Unity (@AceCatLady) January 20, 2021
This is really nice to see. It’s all a breath of fresh air.
— Erin, wishing for snow (@ErinInTheMorn) January 20, 2021
As a straight Hispanic male this makes me so so so happy…representation matters! For everyone to have a voice matters no matter how you identify! We are all human and human kindness starts to be restored today!!
— Carlos SantanaSierra (@CarlosSanSierra) January 20, 2021
this is the America I want to live in
— UXA (@johnvsc) January 20, 2021
The Biden/Harris IT team is putting in WERK right now.
— Kristian (@kristianologist) January 20, 2021
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