Girl Schools In UK Ban Term “Girl”, May Be Offensive To Others
Girl Schools In UK Ban Term “Girl”, May Be Offensive To Others.
Teachers in the Girls’ Schools Association across the United Kingdom are being told not to call girls “girls,” because it might cause offense. The U.K.’s Christian Institute noted that the single-sex schools in the association “have also been advised to create unisex toilets.”
The president of the GSA, Caroline Jordan, was quoted in an interview praising “gender-neutral language” and instructing: “In assemblies. Instead of saying, ‘girls, go to lessons,’ staff should consider saying, ‘pupils, go to lessons’ or ‘students, go to lessons,’” the institute said. The institute said that earlier this year, concerns “emerged that people are being pushed into transsexualism, and that a belief in a binary distinction between male and female is ‘being categorized as a form of bigotry.’” READ MORE