Gendered language

A really interesting post on Medium today from my online friend Allison Washington.

Languages in Gender Transition

There are so many things we find issue with in the Anglo culture, but as this makes clear, we are far from the worst in terms of the rigidity of binary gender in our language… and as goes language, so goes culture often. So at least there’s hope for this Anglo Western culture growing past our hetero-normative binary assumptions.

For some others, it seems unlikely that progress will come in that direction anytime this century.

View story at Medium.com

View story at Medium.com

 

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