The United Nations Wants You To Stop Saying Gendered Words

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Because there’s nothing more important going on in the world right now, the United Nations would like to remind you that the use of gendered words and phrases is super problematic.

“What you say matters,” cautions the international organization in a tweet. “Help create a more equal world by using gender-neutral language if you’re unsure about someone’s gender or are referring to a group.”

As a general matter, world-governing authorities should not be in the business of telling people what they should and should not say. Also, the UN’s list of suggested substitute words is kind of bad.

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