‘Gender-neutral language, as a part of political correctness, is the avoidance of gender-specific job titles, non-parallel usage, and other usage that is felt by some to be sexist. Supporters feel that having gender specific titles and gender-specific pronouns implies a system bias to exclude individuals based on their sex.’ (Chan, 2010: 25-26).
Chan, L. H. 2010. Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainable Development: Guidelines and Tools — Gender Sensitizing. Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok. Retrieved from: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000189054?posInSet=11&queryId=71a0a70a-ea47-49f4-88f3-9c737d27f0ca