We admit even we sometimes slip up on pronouns and terminology when conversing with our transgender friends or discussing the trans issues of the day, but a respectful intention to “get it right” goes a long way.
For people with little to no exposure to trans people in real life, it’s a lot to get adjusted to. The fact that many are trying is a beautiful thing.
Below, get a hilarious (and informative) lesson in the trans lexicon from Funny or Die. This is a great one to forward to your parents back in Idaho: