December 2018 Bar Bulletin
By Tara Parker
’Tis the season to send countless cards wishing happy holidays to clients, colleagues, employees, friends and family. And now, for many of us, that task involves a new consideration: the recipient may not wish to be addressed by a traditional honorific such as Ms. or Mr. It’s time to add “Mx.” to the mix, which is also how it is commonly pronounced.
This is not just a matter of being polite and keeping up with cultural change. We must all learn to properly use the titles and pronouns of choice for transsexual and gender non-conforming individuals in order to comply with various...