Five ways you can be gender inclusive with your language

GLAAD's research shows that millennials are significantly more likely to identify as non-binary (someone whose identity falls in-between, or outside of, the man/woman gender binary). As our understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity evolves, so must our language to be more inclusive.

Simple things, like using folks instead of guys, using everyone instead of men or women. Addressing a more formal crowd? Try distinguished guests in place of ladies and gentlemen. It’s that easy.

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With a little thought and care, it is easy to use language that includes all people, regardless of gender identity, which can make all of the difference.

Check out these five ways you can be gender inclusive with your language:

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