Why I’ll Keep Saying ‘Pregnant Women’

Why I’ll Keep Saying ‘Pregnant Women’

A really thoughtful case for sticking with using «pregnant women» instead of the more inclusive «pregnant people» (not everyone who is pregnant identifies as a woman). It is not your usual rant against inclusive language — quite the opposite. It manages to show the complexities of inclusive language and undesired side-effects it might have, while accepting the premise that inclusive language is, of course, desirable.

From Weekly Filet #377, in January 2022.

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