There’s a type of school called a “Sudbury school” that’s a complete democracy . . . the students and the staff are equal and vote on things like curriculum, budget, hiring, and firing. About 40 schools in America still use the Sudbury method.
The most gender-neutral name in America is Marion. It’s been given to roughly 4,000 girls and boys over the past three decades.
A small part of Oregon is in the Mountain Time Zone . . . and some of the Florida panhandle is in the Central Time Zone. So a person in eastern Oregon talking to a friend in Pensacola, Florida would only have a one-hour time difference.