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Inclusivity-Related Links

Hello everyone!


As some of you may know, inclusive language and representation are something that I am quite passionate about. Understandably, it may be difficult to keep up with ever-evolving changes in language. To make things a little easier, I put together a condensed list of some of my personal favourite links and articles that I originally began as a project for the student reations committee of Editors Canada.


Conscious Style Guide

https://consciousstyleguide.com/

Radical Copy Editor Style Guide

https://radicalcopyeditor.com/2017/08/31/transgender-style-guide/

Becoming Aware of Insensitive Language — and Avoid Using It

https://aceseditors.org/news/2020/becoming-aware-of-insensitive-language-and-avoid-using-it

Ask a Radical Copyeditor: Black with a Capital “B”

https://radicalcopyeditor.com/2016/09/21/black-with-a-capital-b/

The Case for Black With a Capital B

https://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/opinion/the-case-for-black-with-a-capital-b.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1

The Discussion on Capitalizing the ‘B’ in ‘Black’ Continues

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-discussion-on-capitalizing-the-b-in-black-continues_b_61946

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Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples

https://www.brusheducation.ca/books/elements-of-indigenous-style

NPR Code Switch: Race in Your Face

https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/

The Singular “They” — Conjugations and Some Particularities

http://blog.editors.ca/?p=6453

Plain Language to Minimize Cognitive Load: A Social Justice Perspective

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321092854_Plain_Language_to_Minimize_Cognitive_Load_A_Social_Justice_Perspective

Sanism and the Language of Mental Illness

https://www.ivacheung.com/2015/05/sanism-and-the-language-of-mental-illness/

Disabled People or People with Disabilities?

https://www.vercida.com/uk/articles/disabled-people-people-disabilities

The False Divide Between “Well Educated” and “Less Educated”

https://consciousstyleguide.com/false-divide-well-educated-less-educated/

Re-Humanizing Immigrant Communities in the Age of Trump: 5 Language Practices

https://radicalcopyeditor.com/2019/07/22/re-humanizing-immigrant-communities/

Covering Poverty: What to Avoid and How to Get It Right

https://consciousstyleguide.com/covering-poverty-what-to-avoid-and-how-to-get-it-right/

Writing The Other

https://writingtheother.com/

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