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so I use she or they pronouns not because of my gender, but because I simply don't care about which pronouns people use for me.

I hadn't considered this problematic, but someone on the birbsite mentioned they also use the same pronouns for the same reason and that someone told them it was a problematic thing to do.

I...don't get that, and searching around the internet hasn't been fruitful. Is choosing pronouns based on preference and not gender problematic?

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@VickyRampin Pronouns aren't an indicator of gender identity. Many trans and non-binary people use pronouns that don't 'match up' with their gender identity. Eg. there are non binary people who exclusively use she/her or he/him pronouns. And there are women, such as passing butches, who use he/him pronouns. You can use whatever pronouns feel right to you, regardless of how you identify. A linguist goes into more detail in this post: kconrod.medium.com/the-preside

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