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Halifax says pronoun badge critics can close accounts

Summary by Ground News
The bank tweeted a picture of a name badge with the pronouns she/her/hers and the caption: "Pronouns matter." In response to complaints the social media team said that Halifax wanted to 'open the conversation around gender identity.' The bank told two vociferous critics: 'We strive for inclusion, equality and, quite simply, in doing what's right. If you don't like it, close your account.'
1 month ago·London, United Kingdom

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Halifax says pronoun badge critics can close accounts

The bank tells customers who object to pronouns on name badges they are welcome to close their accounts.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Halifax bank tells customers to close accounts if they don’t like staff pronoun badge

Company insists new move is ‘completely optional’ for staff

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

Halifax tells customers to close accounts if they don’t like staff pronoun badges

HALIFAX customers have threatened to close their accounts over the bank's move to add pronouns to staff badges - calling it 'nonsense'.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Halifax tells customers who don't like staff pronoun badges to close accounts

Halifax said the move was 'a very simple solution to accidental misgendering', and told customers if they dislike their 'values' they can close their accounts - there has been mixed reactions to the move.

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Telegraph

You’re welcome to close your accounts if you don’t like pronoun badges, Halifax tells customers

The bank was ridiculed on social media after tweeting a badge reading ‘Pronouns matter’ in an effort to prevent ‘accidental misgendering’

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Manchester Evening News

Halifax criticised after introducing subtle change to bank staff's name badges

The change has caused a fierce debate on social media

1 month ago·Manchester, United Kingdom
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