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An Open Letter to FCPS: The necessity of adding a non-binary option on school-related forms

An Open Letter to FCPS: The necessity of adding a non-binary option on school-related forms

by Beau Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019


Filed under Best of SNO, Opinion, Showcase

Dear FCPS: In 2019, the District of Columbia’s public school system will apply a third gender marker on their enrollment forms, allowing students to select “non-binary” rather than male or female when indicating the child’s gender. Almost all public school districts in Maryland and the D.C. region include gender identity as a protected class in their non-discrimina...

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: What makes it magic?

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: What makes it magic?

by Beau Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Best of SNO, Fall 2018

On October 26, Netflix dropped its newest, spookiest show, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. I had planned to review it, so I sat down with a pen and pad of paper, ready to tear it apart. Sometime during Episode 5, I forgot to take notes. The show’s creator, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, works ...

Changing to gender neutral pronouns signifies respect

Changing to gender neutral pronouns signifies respect

by Beau Cameron, Editor

September 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Opinion, Showcase

When referring to a male, you use he/him pronouns. You refer to females by she/her pronouns. So what do you call someone with no gender? Depending on who you ask, the answer varies. The English language has no gender-neutral singular pronoun to refer to individuals who identify as non-binary (not exclus...

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