As I’ve said before, it’s not easy being a person of mysterious and indistinct gender, and part of such is figuring out what you want people to call you. Hence, since it’s come up on multiple occasions, I thought I’d do the nerdy thing and make a flowchart. Hopefully, it will lessen the confusion.
- Deirdra "Squinky" Kiai is a writer, programmer, musician, and visual artist who creates videogame-like artifacts about gender identity, social awkwardness, and miscellaneous silliness. Recently recognized as part of Forbes’s “30 under 30 in Games”, they are currently completing an MFA in Digital Arts and New Media at UC Santa Cruz. For more information on how to address them, please consult this handy flowchart.
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