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Supervisor Fletcher Takes Definitive Step to Support Accurate Gender Identification

10/21/20

 

Supervisor Nathan Fletcher (He/Him/His) makes “personal pronouns” a part of the standard operating procedures for his County Board of Supervisors’ office to show support, respect and create an inclusive environment for all, especially the LGBTQIA+ community. Supervisor Fletcher and his entire team now have their “personal pronouns” listed in their email signatures and with their biographies at www.SupervisorNathanFletcher.com . It appears Supervisor Fletcher’s Office is the first San Diego-based elected official who has taken this initial step to accurate gender identity.

“People at an early age are still taught gender identity follows the traditional male / female construct, but as society’s understanding of identity is progressing, so should our language,” said Supervisor Fletcher. “I recognize using pronouns is not enough to solve all the issues facing the LGBTQIA+ community, but I am committed to being an active ally. I want everyone to know that me, my team and our office is a safe place for all, especially for those who are Transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and/or intersex.” READ MORE