Monday, 15 February 2010

A reminder about the power of language and of labels

This post from Andrew Norton is a good reminder the power of both language and labels
"A CBS poll on gays in the US military finds that the American public is much happier with the idea of ‘gay men and lesbians’ serving in the military than ‘homosexuals’ serving in the military. For the ’strongly favour’, ‘gay men and lesbians’ adds 17 percentage points to the total"

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