What’s Current: U of T professor told he must refer to students by preferred pronouns

Jordan Peterson (Image: Eduardo Lima/METRO NEWS)
Jordan Peterson (Image: Eduardo Lima/METRO NEWS)

University of Toronto prof is instructed to stop making public statements about his desire not to accommodate students requesting alternative pro-nouns. Psychology professor Jordan Peterson was sent a letter from the University on Wednesday, dictating that he must refer to students by whatever pronoun they like.

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