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Subject:Re: generic "he" From:"Virginia L. Krenn" <asdxvlk -at- OKWAY -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU> Date:Thu, 1 Dec 1994 08:30:28 -0600
I do not understand how not using the pronouns he, his, and him to
include females would in any way diminish males. Actually, it would
seem to be just the opposite.
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Author: Michael LaTorra <mikel -at- accugraph -dot- com> at SMTP
Although I do not often use "he" generically, I feel duty bound to defend
those who do. Minorities who are declared to be acceptable targets
for discimination should be defended. Since men have been so declared,
I stand up for men. In the early years of feminism, I stood up for
women. But now that the feminist nomenklatura has taken over, they
have become the new oppressors.