Talk:Nesty

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Subject’s gender and pronouns[edit source]

The discussion around Nesty’s gender and pronouns seems to be a bit disputed. I tried to go for a sensible position with my edit:

  • Match the pronouns from the examine text since that is the only canon information on the topic
  • Avoid explicitly saying that they are non-binary etc as there isn’t a canon source on their gender specifically.

In all seriousness it is transphobic to deliberately ignore the stated pronoun of an individual. Nesty is fictional but our trans/nb readers are not, and may reasonably be offended by the assumption that Nesty must be a “she” because they look like one. Cf. rsw:Angof. GKFX (talk) 08:59, 6 April 2021 (UTC)

The examine information was in all likelihood just blindly copied from the Forester who Nesty is based off, and who has had a 'they' examine since 2003. Be very careful about trying to apply modern concepts to historical events or facts from the past.
For what it's worth, Siamun also has a 'they' in his examine despite being confirmed by other characters to be male. In any case, examines aren't really representative of an individual's 'stated pronoun' given that, canonically, it is just what the Voice in your head thinks rather than being confirmed facts. Hlwys (talk) 12:19, 6 April 2021 (UTC)