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UVM Featured by AP Among Colleges and Institutions Moving Past Gender Binary

UVM appears in an article chronicling the rise of genderqueer identity as officially recognized by colleges and institutions across the United States. An increasing population of students and staff who identify as agender, bigender, third gender or gender-fluid are seeking linguistic recognition. UVM has designed a system to allow students to opt, at registration, to be addressed with a third pronoun, “ze,” or only by their names. Read the story…