Although its use is being discussed all over the world, a university in the United States warns its students that they can take some measures against those who do not respect inclusive languageYes, it’s about Penn Point Park University, which shows that they can sanction students who don’t accept pronouns that their classmates like.
American universities demand respect for inclusive language
in accordance with Campus reform, Point Park University, Pennsylvania, USA, told students that if they don’t respect their peers’ use of inclusive language, they can take action against them; In other words, the pronouns they want to use.
On September 13, the Office of Equity and Inclusion at Point Park University notified students via email that they had just entered “Policy on Abuse of Pronouns, Abuse of Pronouns, and Imposing Names”.
They can take action against students
In fact, they were told that sanctions might be imposed on students who ignored these rules: “Anyone who is told about another person’s gender identity, pronouns, or chosen name should respect this person”, It reads the message, according to Campus reform. Then they added “Action can be taken” If you make a complaint about this policy.
“Even though the university accepts the two aspects that are intent and influence, we need to realize that no matter what the intent is, if someone is adversely affected, the university can take action if a complaint has been filed.”Penn Point Park University uses inclusive language.
* Information from Campus reform