Gender and Language

"Words that Linger" John Fitch IV Column

"Not Exactly Speaking 'Personally'" John Fitch IV Column

"The Sexes And The Guidelines" John Fitch IV Column

"The Good Word" John Fitch IV Column

"And So On -- Words and Style" John Fitch IV Column


How to Use Gender-Neutral Words and Why They're Important Lessons on gender neutral language persist today but are now not limited to style guide. In Teen Vogue, Adryan Corcione writes about steps to take to be more inclusive, particularly to people who identify as nonbinary, cisgender, or binary transgender.

The Push to Make French Gender-Neutral Annabelle Timsit's feature article in The Atlantic looks to the backlash against gender-neutral language changes in children's textbooks in France. She explores several linguistic theories and studies on what role gender neutral language might possibly improve gender equality.

Gender and Language