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Jennifer Lopez praised for using gender-neutral pronouns

Jennifer Lopez received an outpouring of support on social media for using gender-neutral pronouns to congratulate a young relative's accomplishment.

Jennifer Lopez arrives for the 2016 Winter TCA Tour :: gabriel olsen / filmmagic
Jennifer Lopez arrives for the 2016 Winter TCA Tour 
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Lopez shared the photo of Brendan, the child of her older sister Leslie, attending the Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.

In the caption of the photo, she referred to Brendan as the singular "they."

"This means the world to me," wrote one appreciative commenter. "Thank you for shining your light on Brendan and sharing their accomplishments and beauty with the world!"

"THANK YOU" wrote another commenter. "This is how to be a supportive ally."

You can read the full article on NBCOUT.
 
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