Tips for writers: Avoiding sexist and biased language: part 2

Posted on 7 Sep 201727 Apr 2021Categories tips for writers, writingTags , , , , , , , , , , ,

Biased language refers to words and phrases that can be considered hurtful, offensive, and prejudiced. Biased language includes expressions or terms that demean or exclude people because of age, ethnicity, marital status, race, religion, politics, sex, sexual orientation, social class, or certain physical or mental traits.

Biased language refers to words and phrases that can be considered hurtful, offensive, and prejudiced. Biased language includes expressions or terms that demean or exclude people because of age, ethnicity, marital status, race, religion, politics, sex, sexual orientation, social class, or certain physical or mental traits.

Tips for writers: Avoiding sexist and biased language: part 1

Posted on 25 Aug 201727 Apr 2021Categories editing, language, proofreading, writingTags , , , , , ,

In the first part of this blog I will discuss the occurrence and the effect of using sexist language and in part 2 I will go on to the wider issues of using stereotypes and biased language.