Gender Pronouns | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Why Use Gender Pronouns?

Oftentimes you will see the addition of gender pronouns in a person’s signature line or title. It’s how some individuals define themselves and using pronouns correctly is a display of respect for a person’s gender identity.

Gender Pronouns


She is speaking.
I listened to her.
The backpack is hers.
He is speaking.
I listened to him.
The backpack is his.
They are speaking.
I listened to them.
The backpack is theirs.
Ze is speaking.
I listened to zir.
The backpack is zirs.

Examples adapted from TSER, Trans Student Educational Resources


Using Gender Pronouns

Email Signature Line

Erin Justyna, Ph.D.
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Assistant Provost for Student Affairs 
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 
3601 4th St STOP 8310 | Lubbock, TX 79430
Phone: (806) 743-3451 | Fax: (806) 743-3027

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Doris Hereford (she/her/hers)