Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Sweden adopts gender-neutral pronoun

Residents and institutions of Sweden have begun mainstreaming a new, gender-neutral pronoun which was added to the country’s National Encyclopedia this week. The pronoun “hen” is deemed to be used in general conversation, as a singular version of the English usage of “they,” or for those who identify with neither “hon” nor “han,” the Swedish “he” and “she”. By Anna Jaffray more+

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