Speed Reading — Titles - Level 0 — 100 wpm

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A university in South Africa will not use titles like Mr‚ Ms or Mrs with students. It wants to support transgender people. A statement read: "It is [upsetting] for a person who‚ for example‚ was...female at birth but identifies as male to be...addressed by [another] title." Transgender people are choosing the gender-neutral title "Mx".

The university said it, "opposes all...discrimination on the basis of gender identity". An official said: "We want people in our university community to feel safe." A law professor said it was, "the most wonderful moment for true equality [and] a triumph for an understanding of the diversity of gender identity."

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