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Using ‘he/him,’ ‘she/her’ in emails got 2 dorm directors fired at small New York Christian college

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2023
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Malcolm Davon Smith via AP

Shua Wilmot and Raegan Zelaya, two former dorm directors at a small Christian university in western New York, acknowledge their names are unconventional, which explains why they attached gender identities to their work email signatures.

Wilmot uses “he/him.” Zelaya goes by “she/her.”

Their former employer, Houghton University, wanted them to drop the identifiers in line with a new policy for email formats implemented in September. Both refused and were fired.

“My name is Shua. It’s an unusual name. And it ends with a vowel, ‘a,’ that is traditionally feminine in many languages,”...

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