This is far from the first time alternative words for God have been discussed.
South Africa’s Masabata Klaas (right) celebrates a victory against England.
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Kicking off the cup with three straight wins, South Africa is ranked 2nd in the world in one day internationals.
No one is forcing people to use “iel” with a gun to their head. But paradoxically, by making the pronoun the focus of attention, critics are inevitably making it more popular.
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Trans people are confronted by discrimination and misunderstanding, but education communities can do a lot to help overcome these problems.
The American Dialect Society chose ‘they’ as its ‘Word of the Decade.’
Pronouns rarely, if ever, change. Then along came the gender nonbinary ‘they,’ which was just anointed ‘word of the decade.’
A new city ordinance in Berkeley, Calif., that officially changes the name from ‘manhole cover’ to ‘maintenance cover’ has stirred up a media commotion.
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A progressive city’s new ordinance on gender-neutral language provokes a worldwide media storm.
2018 #HearOurVote women’s March in San Francisco.
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English is a language made by men, for men and it reinforces inequality.
The fight over gendered language may seem frivolous but speaking a heavily gendered language may highlight gender distinctions and lead to discrimination.
We could expect a change in language to decrease gender disparities across a host of measures, including wages, educational attainment, and leadership positions in corporate and political life.
The controversial opinions of University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson have garnered interest around the world and have led to wide media exposure, including this interview with Britain’s Channel 4 News.
Jordan Peterson is now a right-wing darling for his views on everything from transgender people, the #MeToo movement and political correctness on campus. But he’s not saying anything new.
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The Mississippi is characterised in America as male, while the Indians see the Ganges as female.
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Women’s voices have been seen as unwanted or untruthful, but the snowballing sexual assault revelations from the #MeToo campaign show that women must find their voices.
Malcolm Turnbull has faced calls to discipline Immigration Minister Peter Dutton (right) over a sexist text message sent to a female journalist.
Australian politicians have twice reminded us what it feels like for a woman to live in a world where some men don’t actually think very much of us.
When rating their classes, students use different words to describe male and female professors.
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A friend of mine calls me professor of genius studies. It’s a sort of slip of the tongue, as I teach in gender studies, but it‘s also funny because everyone knows that genius is not associated with gender…