Replacing gendered language with gender inclusive language is powerful step toward equality and moving beyond the binary. Gender inclusive language has many purposes. First, it recognizes the existence, equality and presence of women within society. Second, it recognizes the thousands of people worldwide who don’t conform to traditional gender roles and expectations. Third, it is inclusive of people who embrace a range of gender non-conforming (GNC) identities.
For this reason, this article presents traditionally gendered terms, followed by simple gender neutral alternatives with which you can substitute them. [Read more…] about Beyond the Binary: Gender Inclusive Language