Ask a Radical Copyeditor: Are There Limits to Self-Identity Language?

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Full image description. Are There Limits to Self-Identity Language? Q: In response to your piece about person-centered language, my mind goes to difficult situations where I’ve interacted with marginalized people who use/identify comfortably with terms I understand to be oppressive, e.g., a trans woman using the term “tranny.” In another…

Rover: For Dog Lovers

This dog loving company known as Rover is going viral and is becoming quite popular. It is available in various states around the U.S. which makes it easily accessible.  also, Rover requires a background check on their employees so that customers feel safe leaving their furry companions with a stranger. Jobs in this industry vary…

The Insane Ab Workout

I love being with my family and all the fun we have with each other. However, there are times when my diet or exercising gets pushed aside in a dark corner and forgotten about. I partook in guilty pleasures such as pizza and ice cream yesterday and felt the aftermath of it all. I had…

Riding in an Airplane

Flying can either be a terrifying or fun experience. For me the flying portion is relaxing. The last time I flew on a plane I  fell asleep because of how relaxing it was. However, getting to the airport at a recent time while getting your bags checked as well can be an overwhelming experience. Im…