Gender-neutral language
Gender-neutral language, gender-inclusive language, inclusive language, or gender neutrality is a form of linguistic prescriptivism that aims to eliminate (or neutralize) reference to gender in terms ...
Gender-neutral language - Wikipedia
Gender-neutral pronoun
A gender-specific pronoun is a pronoun associated with a particular gender, such as a pronoun denoting female or male. Examples include the English third-person personal pronouns he and she.A gender-n...
He
He (/ˈhiː/, unstressed /i/) is a masculine third-person, singular personal pronoun (subjective case) in Modern English, as well as being a personal pronoun in Middle English.
"He" can be used as a...
Genderless language
A genderless language is a natural or constructed human language that has no category of grammatical gender. Some linguists use the term "noun class" to be a broader categorization which includes the ...
Married and maiden names
A married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage. When a person (traditionally the wife in many cultures) assumes the family name of his or her spouse, that name replaces t...
She
She /ʃiː/ is a feminine third-person, singular personal pronoun (subjective case) in Modern English. In 1999, the American Dialect Society chose "she" as the word of the past millennium.
The use o...
The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing
The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing: For writers, editors, and speakers was first published in 1980 by Casey Miller and Kate Swift. It was the second book produced by the two in an effort to raise aware...
Singular they
Singular they is the use of they, or its inflected or derivative forms, such as them, their, or themselves, to refer to a single person or an antecedent that is grammatically singular. It typically o...
Reflexive pronoun
A reflexive pronoun is a pronoun that is preceded or followed by the noun, adjective, adverb or pronoun to which it refers (its antecedent) within the same clause. In generative grammar, a reflexive ...
Gender-specific and gender-neutral pronouns
A gender-specific pronoun is a pronoun associated with a particular gender, such as a pronoun denoting female or male. Examples include the English third-person personal pronouns he and she.A gender-n...
Generic antecedent
Generic antecedents are representatives of classes, referred to in ordinary language by another word (most often a pronoun), in a situation in which gender is typically unknown or irrelevant. These mo...
Generic antecedent - Wikipedia
Spivak pronoun
The Spivak pronouns are a proposed set of gender-neutral pronouns in English popularized by LambdaMOO based on pronouns used by Michael Spivak. Though not in widespread use, they have been employed i...
Gender neutrality in languages with grammatical gender
Gender neutrality in languages with grammatical gender implies promoting language usage that is balanced in its treatment of the genders. For example, advocates of gender-neutral language challenge th...
Gender neutrality in languages with grammatical gender - Wikipedia
Gender-neutrality in Spanish and Portuguese
Two of the ten most widely spoken languages, Portuguese (Pt.) and Spanish (Sp.), are similar to a degree of considerable mutual intelligibility, spoken and written. Orthographically and syntactically ...
Gender neutrality in English
Gender-neutral language is a form of linguistic prescriptivism that aims to minimize assumptions about the gender or biological sex of people referred to in speech or writing.
Proponents of gender...
Gender neutrality in genderless languages
Gender neutrality in genderless languages is the use of wording in those languages that avoids referring specifically to the male or female gender. This is typically achieved by using gender-inclusive...
Gender reform in Esperanto
Gender asymmetry is one of the aspects of the constructed language Esperanto that is most frequently targeted for criticism. There are numerous proposals to regularize both grammatical and lexical gen...
Gender reform in Esperanto - Wikipedia
Bible version debate
There have been various debates concerning the proper medium and translation of the Bible since the first translations of the Hebrew Bible (Biblical Hebrew and Biblical Aramaic) into Greek (see Septua...
Esperanto grammar
Esperanto is a constructed auxiliary language. A highly regular grammar makes Esperanto much easier to learn than most other languages of the world, though particular features may be more or less adva...
Esperanto grammar - Wikipedia
Esperanto vocabulary
The word base of Esperanto was originally defined by Lingvo internacia, published by Zamenhof in 1887. It contained some 900 root words. The rules of the language allow speakers to borrow words as nee...
Estonian grammar
Estonian grammar is the grammar of the Estonian language.
In Estonian, sounds alternate between various grades of sound length and sound quality in different grammatical forms of a word; see also ...
Estonian grammar - Wikipedia
Japanese pronouns
Japanese pronouns are words in the Japanese language which are used to address or refer to people or things. Some linguists suggest that the Japanese language does not have pronouns as such, since, un...
Finnish grammar
This article deals with the grammar of the Finnish language (the article "Finnish language" discusses the language in general and contains a quick overview of the grammar). For the ways in which the s...
One (pronoun)
One is a pronoun in the English language. It is a gender-neutral, indefinite pronoun, meaning roughly "a person". For purposes of verb agreement it is a third-person singular pronoun, although it is s...
Gender marking in job titles
One of the chief issues with which the movement for gender-neutral language has been concerned is that of gender (sex) specificity in job titles. A gender-specific job title is a name of a job that al...