Gender Neutral Language in the House

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The U.S. House of Representatives adopted new rules in December 2020 to govern its own house proceedings, including a rule requiring the use of gender-neutral language when referring to house business. GOP leadership wasted no time trashing the rule as absurd and creating an uproar on social media that riled up conservatives. HMM correspondent Corinne Carey spoke with capital region educator and consultant Lyndon Cudlitz about the new rule, and the importance of gender-neutral language.

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