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.
A flowchart illustrating whether or not a particular use of the word "diverse" is correct. Should I Use the Adjective “Diverse”? - Are you using "diverse" radically or oppressively? Here's a handy flowchart to help you out.
Word bubbles and text that summarize two updates to the Radical Copyeditor's Style Guide for Writing About Transgender People on the topic of bodies and anatomy 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.
A word bubble that says "Elizabeth loves their cat; they are a big cat lover; they did something nice for themself yesterday," plus the text of an update to the Radical Copyeditor's Style Guide for Writing About Transgender People (text in graphic reprinted in full below) 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.
A paragraph of text that's been corrected to be more respectful of trans people The Radical Copyeditor’s Style Guide for Writing About Transgender People - All of the best practices for how to write with care about trans people, written by a genderqueer copyeditor.
Graphic using speech bubbles to illustrate why it's important to stop calling white supremacists "insane" Why It’s Incredibly Problematic to Call White Supremacists “Insane” - Calling racism a "mental illness" has got to stop. Here are five reasons why.
Speech bubbles illustrating the difference between "person-first language" and "person-centered language" On “Person-First Language”: It’s Time to Actually Put the Person First - The "person-first language" rule was created to put the person first, not a disability or diagnosis. But it doesn't.
What’s in a Word: white supremacy - Sometimes you don't need a dictionary, you need a radical copyeditor. In this issue: what does "white supremacy" really mean?