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I asked my manager to change the name that prints out on customers’ receipts (my given name) to my adopted/gender neutral name today. He asked for confirmation of spelling, and now, I will feel more comfortable presenting/greeting the tables I serve without having to correct them for saying “sir” or “ma’am”. It’s one of the first waitstaff jobs where I have free expression of hairstyle, piercings, appearance, gender (or lack thereof), etc. A great, appreciative feeling!

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on September 3rd, 2013 at 08:00 am

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