Airton focuses on enabling individuals and institutions to welcome gender and sexual diversity in everyday life.
In 2012, they founded They Is My Pronoun, a Q A-based blog about gender-neutral pronoun usage and user support. Airton offers individualized support and advice to gender-neutral pronoun users and allies, including teachers, parents and co-workers.
She lives and works in Ladner, in a houseful of boys, and is currently at work on a middle-grade mystery novel set in one of the nearby floathome communities on the Fraser River.
More information about Don Aker can be found on his website: Agent: Stephanie Sinclair Silmy Abdullah was born in Bangladesh.When she was a toddler, she moved with her family to the Middle East.Fiction The Fifth Rule Reef becomes the centre of controversy while he tries to rebuild his reputation and his relationship with Leeza, the only girl he has ever loved.(Harper Collins, 2011) OLA Best Bet, Young Adult Fiction, 2012 “Pacing is fast and suspenseful throughout.They are also the founder of the No Big Deal Campaign, a social media initiative that helps people show support for transgender peoples’ right to have their pronouns used. Airton received a 2017 Youth Role Model of the Year Award from the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity. Airton has worked with hundreds of teacher candidates to widen the circle of belonging and participation for students of all genders and sexualities. Airton’s scholarly work has appeared in the journals Sex Education, Curriculum Inquiry, and Teachers College Record. Susan Woolley, they are editing a forthcoming collection of lesson plans on gender diversity for K-12 teachers.