Inclusive Language Policy

Authors are required to use inclusive language that avoids any biases or expressions that discriminate against groups of people based on race, gender or socioeconomic status. In particular, they are expected to avoid writing in a manner that promotes, reinforces or exploits questionable, unfair or irrelevant distinctions between or attitudes about the sexes. Likewise, they are expected to avoid using language that demeans, ignores or stereotypes any sex.