6 Examples of Gender-Inclusive Language

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Being “gender-inclusive” eliminates inaccurate clichés and negative stereotypes. It also improves communications, productivity, and equality.

Here are 6 gender-inclusive language examples you can use in daily conversations, job postings, emails, meetings, and more.

1. Humankind 

If your company’s mission is to “share a desire to improve mankind” or you create “innovative solutions that benefit mankind,” you might unknowingly offend or exclude people based on their gender identity.

Consider replacing “mankind” with “humankind” to be inclusive of all genders, including people who don’t identify as male or female.

“Humankind” is all-encompassing and refers to everyone. 



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