#GAReads | Neutrality:WTF Swaps Gender Pronouns In Articles to Reveal Biases
Society has instilled gender norms, of the type we tend to miss, attributing characteristics based on gender perceptions. Gender norms can manifest by broad generalizations about a certain gender, reducing gender into binary terminology, or using certain tone and language when speaking about one gender versus the other.
Gender roles and society's gender norms are harmful to all genders, binary and non-binary. So why do we do them?
Sometimes, we reject the notion these language influences exists (despite research to show they do). Sometimes, we just don't notice.
This site exists to make us notice.