What’s in a Word: Mx. - Mx. is a non-binary or gender-neutral title of courtesy, equivalent to Ms., Mrs., and Mr. Learn where it came from and the controversy over how it should be used.
“All Lives Matter”? Not Until Black Ones Do - Be a radical copyeditor. When someone says "all lives matter," engage with them (particularly if you are a white person, like me), and help them understand why saying this makes things worse, not better.
Toni Morrison and the Power of Language - In the words of Angela Davis, "Her words have radically altered the lives that we live."
Re-Humanizing Immigrant Communities in the Age of Trump: 5 Language Practices - Get five practices to center immigration justice in how you talk about, write about, and resist dehumanization and violence toward immigrant communities in the United States.
What’s in a Word: Enby - The word "enby" refers to a non-binary person. Find out where the term came from and in what contexts it's appropriate to use it.
Ask a Radical Copyeditor: Are There Limits to Self-Identity Language? - Every person gets to have full agency over the language they use to describe themself, even if those words are experienced by others as oppressive.
Update to Transgender Style Guide: Avoiding Invalidating Language Traps - Announcing an update to the transgender style guide: four new sections on how to avoid writing or talking about trans people in ways that are invalidating or otherwise harmful.
Should I Use the Adjective “Diverse”? - Are you using "diverse" radically or oppressively? Here's a handy flowchart to help you out.
Update to Transgender Style Guide: Bodies and Anatomy - Announcing an update to the transgender style guide: two new sections on how to sensitively and inclusively refer to bodies and anatomy.
Update to Transgender Style Guide: “They” as a Personal Pronoun - Announcing an update to the transgender style guide: a new section on using "they" as a personal pronoun.