The Conscious Language Newsletter
Advice on defaulting to the singular “they” unless pronouns are known.
Problems with the term “Caucasian” in research.
Sensitivity reading and Jewish characters.
Why The Associated Press no longer names suspects in minor crime stories.
Avoiding “bothsidesism” with Israel-Palestine relations.
A closer look at BIPOC, womxn, and antisemitism.
Disrupting gender stereotypes through counterstereotyping.
The media’s lack of coverage of rising anti-Asian violence.
Letting go of words that no longer serve us.
How to handle questionable passages in classic children’s books.
How to talk about autism without using ableist language.
Focus on fiction: body positivity, describing women, and not making Whiteness the default.
Respecting Muxe, a third gender in Zapotec cultures in Oaxaca.
The harm in overstating harm.
The term “BIPOC,” Orientalism in food writing, and racist mascots.