Writing & Editing AP allowing the singular ‘they’ Traditionalists might not like the use of a plural pronoun to designate an individual. Within the context of malleable gender identity, however, advocates are praising the change. By Russell Working@byworkingMay 31, 2017 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.