I’ve been thinking a lot about this recently. As a woman who hears “guys” as gender-neutral, I’ve been curious to know more about stories of people who feel excluded by “guys.” As a cisgender woman, I found this article to be just what I needed. See what you think: The Problem With ‘Hey Guys’
Women usually exist in men’s songs as passive objects, which is to not exist at all. With Prince, they were addressed with awe and empathy.
What do LGBT symbols really mean to those who identify with them?
Read about them here: A Storied Glossary of Iconic LGBT Flags and Symbols
Has the word “Latinx” ever come across your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? The letter “x,” instead of say an “o” or an “a,” is not a typo. In fact, that final letter is very intentional.
The “x” makes Latino, a masculine identifier, gender-neutral. It also moves beyond Latin@ – which has been used in the past to include both masculine and feminine identities – to encompass genders outside of that limiting man-woman binary.
Latinx, pronounced “La-teen-ex,” includes the numerous people of Latin American descent whose gender identities fluctuate along different points of the spectrum, from agender or nonbinary to gender non-conforming, genderqueer and genderfluid.
But don’t take our word for it. Here’s why people who identify as Latinx resonate with the term: Why We Say Latinx: Trans & Gender Non-Conforming People Explain