The Conscious Language Newsletter
Finding mindful ways to talk about food and eating disorders, including history in stories, and pushing for changes in the AP Stylebook.
Tips on covering Islam in America, identifying coded language in sports, and talking to teenage boys about sexual assault.
On food-based slurs, conscious design, and positive language in the classroom.
Questioning persistent narratives surrounding MSG, poverty, and “formal” language.
Using religious terminology, giving your child a “foreign” name, and teaching conscious language.
Encouraging boys to read stories about girls, racial illiteracy, and pervasive myths about obesity.
Poynter’s shout-out to Conscious Style Guide, the latest dictionary to add Latinx, and Asian Americans reclaiming “yellow.”
Why “find your passion” is awful advice, not all unkindness is bullying, and more.
Improving editorial practices.
Feature: Are “Fetus” and “Unborn Child” Interchangeable?
Feature: Moving Beyond “Default” Language in Pop-Culture Criticism
Food and conscious language.
Feature: “Conscious Language in The American Heritage Dictionary”
Bisexual People: The marginalized majority within LGBTQ communities.
Children: How to Talk to Them and About Them