Comedian Eddie Izzard has received praise and support after explaining on a British show that her pronouns are she/her, NBC News reports.
Izzard appeared on Sky Arts' "Portrait Artist of the Year," a show in which artists paint famous faces to claim the title, and said it was the first time she had asked to be referred to with exclusively she/her pronouns.
"Well, I try to do things that I think are interesting, and this is the first program I've asked if I can be 'she' and 'her.' The transition period," she said.
Fans and social media users appeared to be elated.
"Eddie Izzard. I love her so much. That's it. That's the tweet," activist Charlotte Clymer tweeted.
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