Ungendering language

In 2015, hen will officially enter Sweden’s lexicon as a gender-neutral pronoun.While some complain that this is “taking it too far” (a concept I addressed here and here), it’s really a step in the right direction. Sure, it may make for some occasionally confusing conversations, but the overwhelming majority of the time, knowing someone’s sex … Continue reading Ungendering language

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You take it too far, Part II

Have you ever heard people say that “feminism takes it too far” or that “some feminists take it too far”? Non-feminist men and women tell me that I’m taking it too far, and I’ve even had women who call themselves feminists tell me that they think I take it too far. The only thing I … Continue reading You take it too far, Part II

Detroit citizens transported back to Stone Age

The United States of America. The self-professed “greatest country in the world”; the “land of the free.”Anyone who knows me knows that I would beg to differ. And perhaps, so would the people of Detroit, Michigan.Detroit used to be a bustling metropolis. In the early 20th century, it established itself as the world’s automotive capital, … Continue reading Detroit citizens transported back to Stone Age