(DON'T LET THE TIMES MOVE ON WITHOUT YOU.)
"We don't really say that anymore."
Using a dated or now-offensive term can cause even the best leaders to come across as less than kind, effective, or "with-it."
To support inclusive leaders, the American Association of Corporate Gender Strategy has launched two tools (below), both community created, advocate tested, and ever-evolving.
BETTER words for the modern American workplace
IN ADDITION TO OUTRIGHT SLURS...
... the following words are considered - by many conscious leaders, marginalized individuals, and inclusion advocates - to be out-dated, hurtful, uncool, and/or unkind:
"OPEN THE KIMONO"
To learn more and read many beautiful articles about these and future problematic verbiage, just
google "Is _____ offensive or problematic?" or "why shouldn't I use the word ____?"
Please share additional words for the list: