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March 11, 2014: Semantics

March 12, 2014

I ran across this article today from the Boston Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2014/03/09/the-quickly-shifting-language-transgender-community/J0yimos7SoZmVy8mm1Q9LL/story.html. This is a situation where semantics is important. I wonder if, one day, gender-specific pronouns will be a thing of the past. Meanwhile, the closing quote of this article is right on: It’s all about respect for another human being.

 

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