Tag "Language"

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Dictionary.com capitalizes “Black”, also replaces references to homosexual in largest update ever

Dictionary.com has announced that it has updated more than 15,000 entries on its central site, including capitalizing Black in reference to people, replacing references to “homosexual” and more. The changes

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Has “Homosexual” Always Been In The Bible?

[Originally published on forgeonline.com] THE WORD ARSENOKOITAI SHOWS UP IN TWO DIFFERENT VERSES IN THE BIBLE, BUT IT WAS NOT TRANSLATED TO MEAN HOMOSEXUAL UNTIL 1946. WE GOT TO SIT

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Stop Normalizing Homophobia (The Importance of Language)

Language is a very important tool — for communication, for advocacy, for oppression. I think it’s a fairly popular thing to say that language is important, at least in some

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Those Hookup Abbreviations You Should Know (Just In Case You Didn’t Already)

If you ever log onto Grindr, SCRUFF or one of the dozens of other knock-offs only to feel like you’re lost in a sea of newfangled and, at times, completely