Why I Use Two Sets of Pronouns

Or How I Learned to Love Duality and Contradiction

Illustration by Oleg Shcherba from Ouch!

As an initial caveat, I want to mention that this is my personal experience with gender and is by no means meant to encompass everyone’s experience, especially those who do not identify with exclusively one pronoun set. My pronouns are they/them and she/her. I am fundamentally against absolutism and never felt like identity is…