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A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

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thanks to netgalley and the publisher for providing me with a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

this book is a very useful guide for people who are new to the non-binary concept. as part of a community who seeks acceptance, respect and a better future for everyone, i consider this an extremely important read in order to understand and treat others as they should be treated. that includes the usage of proper pronouns and correct yourself whenever you get them wrong. this comes as good manners that we all should apply to our everyday life.
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As someone who personally uses they/them pronouns, I greatly appreciated this book. It's a great starting place for anyone looking to learn more about using they/them pronouns. I would definitely recommend this to anyone, both those who use they/them pronouns, and those who don't.
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I first read this book earlier last year, but gender identity remains such an important and relevant issue to address.

Pronouns are an important part of a person’s identity, and Archie Bongiovanni & Tristan Jimerson do an amazing job explaining what they are, why they’re important, and especially why it’s so important to use the correct pronouns. As an academic librarian I was excited to see pronouns being recognized (finally) by authorities such as the American Psychological Association (APA) with their seventh edition writing style guide, but the concept is confusing to many people.

This book is a great resources for those that identify on the genderqueer spectrum, and for those that want to better understand them and the they/them pronouns. It doesn’t hurt that the writing and art are both amazing and witty.
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Super accessible graphic work that teaches readers why we should use preferred gender pronouns and how to do so correctly.
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Very cute and easy to understand for those just beginning research off the gender binary. It’s super endearing and I would hand this to anyone and everyone.
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I'm always looking for good queer books, and especially books with #OwnVoices - and to find a book featuring nonbinary themes, written by an nonbinary person, is usually beyond my wildest hopes and dreams. The idea of a small "leaflet" of a book giving a nice start to any and all wishing to learn more about gender neutral pronouns, be they queer themselves or allys, told through cute and humourus cartoons? Bloody brilliant!

The art style is simple, but still portrays both expressions and characters well. The relationship between thecharacters is comfy, friendly, and fun, which I reckon will make the book an easier read, especially for people new to the topic. 

5/5 would recommend to anyone wanting to beign looking into the subject of gender neutral pronouns, anyone who has nonbinary friends or family, or generally, just anyone who wants to be a good ally.

Cheers to Netgalley for a free copy for my honest opinion !
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Thank you very much for allowing me the opportunity to read this book!  I appreciate the kindness. 
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As someone who uses They/Them for pronouns, I absolutely loved this book. It's an accessible way to introduce people to pronouns that do not follow the binary. Highly recommend.
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At first glance, readers would judge this book as another pamphlet to hand out at school or workplaces to promote tolerance. What is great is that this book is so self-aware and recognizes this, this book embraces and satirizes the concept to make something as dry as grammar engaging and entertaining. I love how the authors entered themselves into the book to represent the different viewpoints: one not defined by gender and one who identifies with a particular gender and has a friend who is not identified by a particular gender. This exchange makes the subject approachable and relatable because readers love seeing their views validated and represented by individuals who resemble them.
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I LOVED this little book. I'm reading from the perspective of being a non-binary person myself, and I have used they/them pronouns in the past. I think the authors bring an explosively wonderful energy to the pages, offering very well-rounded sides to this very important conversation. I wish I could purchase a bunch of these and leave them around my campus, church, and various other places. This is definitely a NECESSARY read for anyone who doesn't know where to start when it comes to just searching the information out for themselves. I can't wait to check out what else these two have done!
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This was a great read.  I am glad it was made aware of this via NetGalley.  
While it isn't very indepth, it doesn't claim to be.  I think this is a quick easy guide to using They/Them pronouns and why you need to use them--even if the grammar nerd in you says "It doesn't sound right".  Waah, boo hoo.  Suck it up and use them, or else you face making a person feel less than for it.  

I love that this GN also shows what misgendering does to the psyche of a person.  As well as how to be a better ally by being aware of harmful language and verbiage and how to correct others when a misidentification happens.

This will be a helpful tool for me, when I have people ask about my agender child.  It explains things in a manner that is easy to understand, yet gives those who desire, a jump off point to delve deeper.
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A wonderful little book which gives a realistic look at how difficult approaching the use of gender-neutral pronouns is - for both speaker and non-binary listener - but also many solutions as to how we can all make that transition to normalising their use easier.
The graphics are modern, easy to comprehend and relevant. Even reluctant readers should fly through reading it.
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Does exactly what it says on the cover: an easy to use graphical guide to using non-gendered pronouns. This book is best read by someone who is curious about how they/them pronouns work and/or want to learn how to best support our gender neutral friends. It will probably make for a nice gift!
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A clear and thorough explanation of when, why, and how to use gender-neutral pronouns. This graphic format guide explains the topic for and from the perspective of both cisgendered and non-cisgendered folks.  This is a simple, humorous, honest and straight-forward look at why it is important to value and respect people’s wishes regarding the pronouns they go by.
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This book is a revolution. I myself don’t identify as they/them, but a handful of my friends do. This book is something I think everyone should pick up at least once in there life time.
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The authors/illustrators have boiled down this topic of non-gendered pronouns so accessibly that no one has reason to avoid making their way through this book if they stumble upon it.  I can definitely see myself keeping a copy of this book on hand in my classroom and making it available for students to check out.  In fact, there is absolutely no reason why this book should not be in every single school. 

The tremendous Gay-Straight alliance at my current high school has even presented to the staff on making classrooms more accepting, inclusive, and non-threatening places.  Since their presentation, I've gone to saying "y'all" a lot more, and I pretty much try to say "they" exclusively, sometimes even when I "know" the gender of a writer, for example.   As an English teacher, that does mean breaking some traditional rules of grammar; but hey, I'm pretty sure those need to change.   The content in this book echoes a lot of what they asked of us as teachers, and it's spot on.

This book is a simple introduction, but that's maybe exactly what the topic calls for.   The drawings are unadorned, but the content covers a lot in such a short amount of pages.  I especially appreciated the acknowledgement of what it means to be cisgendered ally.   And if someone isn't ready to be an ally, well at the very least, "it's [our] responsibility as a decent human being to learn and use whatever pronouns they ask you to."  Kudos to the authors providing a text that will provide comfort to young people who identify as genderqueer but feel disheartened by being misgendered—all while convincing/nudging/urging teachers to give up any firm grasp on their worldview when it comes to gender and make more space for their students.
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This is a great, simple, quick overview of they/them pronouns, why and how to use them, and how to not be a jerk.
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What a helpful, fun guide! I learned so much. The graphic format is indeed quick and easy to follow. It breaks down the usage of they/them pronouns in particular, but it really applies to all respectful pronouns a person might use—he/him, she/her, ze/hir, and so on. (My full review is at the link below.)
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A quick and easy guide to they/them pronouns, just like it says. It doesn't really get into the weeds of gender identity and why some folks might identify as non-binary, which I think is actually great - just respect people's pronouns. They don't need to give anyone a reason for preferring "they/them."
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This is exactly what it says, quick and easy. While some of it is a grammar lesson, I do feel like I learned new information. And having it done as a graphic novel makes it feel less textbook. I think it would be a good book to pass around to family and friends, or recommend, if you use gender neutral pronouns. Though, I didn't appreciate them insulting Diet Coke! How dare?!
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