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Gender neutral pronouns

There are two types of pronouns - gendered pronouns and gender neutral pronouns.

Gendered pronouns specify the sex of the thing that they’re representing. Gender neutral pronouns do not. Here’s a gendered pronoun:

I do not know whether he is coming to dinner.

And here’s a gender neutral pronoun:

I do not know whether they are coming to dinner.

Most of the pronouns in the English language are gender neutral. Only the third person singular pronouns are gendered - ‘he’ and ‘she’.