Sen. Kamala Harris (D.-Calif.) explained in an interview with the National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund that was posted on YouTube on Oct. 18, 2019 which pronouns she prefers to be referred to by.
“Hello, Senator Harris. Thanks so much for being here with us,” host Mara Keisling said at the beginning of the interview.
“Thank you. It’s good to be with you,” said Harris. “And, just so I am clear, my pronouns are she, her and hers.”
“Thank you very much,” responded Keisling. “Mine are as well.”
Here is a transcript of the part of Harris’s interview with the National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund where she explains her preferred pronouns:
Mara Keisling: “Hello, Senator Harris. Thanks so much for being here with us.”
Kamala Harris: “Thank you. It’s good to be with you. And, just so I am clear, my pronouns are she, her and hers.”
Keisling: “Thank you very much. Mine are as well.”
Harris: “Thank you.”
Keisling: “I am so happy to be here with you. So, you’re running for president.”
Keisling: “And, very interestingly, when you announced you were running for president, in your first speech, in your first public appearance, you talked about the importance of trans rights.”
Harris: “In my announcement.”
Keisling: “In your announcement.”
Harris: “In Oakland in January of this year. Yeah.”
Keisling: “Well, what’s your journey that got you to that point, where trans rights is important to you?”
Harris: “I mean, I can’t remember a time that they’ve not been important to me.”