Language around gender and identity evolves (and always has) | Archie Crowley

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Language around gender and identity evolves (and always has) | Archie Crowley

Wednesday, 31 March

Dictionaries and grammar "rules" don't have the final word on language -- and believing they do can harm more than help, especially for the trans community. Sociolinguist Archie Crowley deconstructs three common myths around language, demonstrating how it's a fluid system that naturally evolves in the direction of inclusion.
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