Have you noticed that I hardly use he or she on my site? I was reminded by my daughter that in modern times we have to be gender conscious and speak gender friendly language. Or is it gender sensitive language?
Instead of saying for instance, “Anyone who likes could come for his or her own” you simply say “Anyone who likes could come for their own.” When I started writing I found it difficult. It sounded wrong to me; but I have become used to it.
When most people talk about a Doctor they always talk of ‘he’. Or people talk of a policeman not a policewoman.
Is there anything you can say to enlighten us more on gender sensitive language? By the way do you subscribe to it?