This is not an isolated issue [...] it also affects members of other groups whose names do not conform to a “first-name last-name” norm. And insisting on being able to present our names as we choose [...] is a matter of respect for our identities


I can totally relate to what writes here, but had never considered it from my own perspective, not even from an identitarian and probably colonialist, perspective. Thanks for raising that issue!

And this is worse with academic women! I've always felt weird from an identitarian perspective (and practical, too) to change your surname as long as you are married to a man. This means that academic women may have at least two different names to be cited. Thx we have

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