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Inclusive Language

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  • They is the preferred pronoun to s/he.
  • The Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Michigan Tech uses the abbreviation LGBTQIA* when referring to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and ally students.
  • Be mindful of your audience and write with inclusive, culturally-sensitive language. Michigan Tech's Center for Diversity and Inclusion offers resources and training.