In this episode, Niall explores the question: “Should everyone use gender pronouns?”
Niall talks to Ben Scallan from Gript media (give details about ben) about his questining of pronoun use within the garda. The aslo examine pronouns being demanded from the general public.
The topic evokes mixed emotions among today’s callers, with varying perspectives on the matter. While some callers express their reluctance to comply with demanded pronouns, citing it as unnecessary, others argue that using preferred pronouns is a matter of respect and common decency.
During the show, a surprising revelation unfolds when a caller named Dave shares his views on pronoun usage. When asked by Niall about his sexual orientation, Dave initially hesitates but eventually discloses that he is gay and married to a woman, unbeknownst to her. This disclosure sparks intense discussions among callers, with some expressing disgust at Dave’s infidelity, particularly with another man. Subsequently, Dave’s brother-in-law discovers his identity through his voice on the show and plans to inform Dave’s wife about his sexual orientation.
Despite the differing reactions, several callers express sympathy towards Dave’s situation, acknowledging the need for him to seek guidance and support. Ultimately, the consensus among callers is that Dave should be honest with his wife about his sexual orientation.
As the episode concludes, Niall wraps up the show, summarizing the various viewpoints expressed during the discussion. The episode leaves listeners contemplating the complexities surrounding gender pronouns and the importance of honesty and communication in personal relationships.