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originally posted by: IkNOwSTuff
Im pretty sure I agree with the OP but Im so confused by the whole issue I cant be sure I know exactly what you mean when you say sex and gender, It seems those previously simple words have now taken on multiple and even conflicting meanings depending on who you ask.
A bloke used to be a bloke and a chick a chick, I get a little teary eyed with nostalgia when I remember those days
My entire life whenever I've ever referred to anyone as he or she, it was based on their sex.
originally posted by: Abysha
a reply to: DumpMaster
I call people by how they present themselves. If they correct me with their correct pronouns, I'll use those instead.
Pretty simple really, and just a basic observance of social decency. If a Robert preferred to be called Bob, I'd call them Bob. Simple.
People who pretend to be confused by this are normally just unpleasant people to begin with, in my experience.