May 07, 2022
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There are already several inclusive discussions on social media Industry Email List about this term. Because in an inclusive writing style, this word is correct. It is only currently used incorrectly in the Dutch language. Many people use the word as a feeling ('I feel fat'), when it is really just a physical description. Nothing more and nothing less. Normalize the Industry Email List word 'fat' This puts it in a negative light, despite this being just a description, just like 'thin'. Only 'thin' is seen as an ideal of beauty in our society. While 'fat' has many negative Industry Email List associations. Normalizing the word 'thick', as we do with thin, can eventually lose its negative connotation. Have you ever heard of the term 'validism'? Most people should google it first, while it's still a Industry Email List common exclusive mistake in texts. Validism is a term for the discrimination and marginalization of people with disabilities on the basis of their physical and/or mental condition. Examples of Industry Email List this are 'she is disturbed', 'he is blind to the consequences' and 'she is retarded' as well Industry Email List as the sentence 'that situation is really sick'. In these examples you link limitations to negative situations. One World gives the following example in their article : “A powerful man who has sex with women who don't want to is not disturbed: he is a rapist. So call it what it is and leave out the unnecessary Industry Email List restrictions. 2. Sexuality: Differences and Uniformity Within the category of sexuality and/or sexual orientation, it is mainly about the language that ensures that all genders are treated Industry Email List equally. For example, in the sentence 'Welcome ladies and gentlemen' you exclude a large group that does not identify itself as male or female. Take the broadcasting messages of the Industry Email List Dutch Railways as an example and use the gender-neutral 'Welcome everyone'. What often (unconsciously) is associated with a gender are the Dutch professional terms . We have a female and male variant for almost every job.