Copy editors rely on style manuals for consistency, but many of these resources have outdated rules for terminology relating to race, gender, class, ability and other matters.
On this page there are links to more appropriate and sensitive stylistic advice.
Current changes being used by many progressives:
Use “antisemitism” not “anti-semitism.”
Use “Black” not “black” when referring to people
Use “White” not “white” when referring to people
We start with resources from the American Psychological Association:
Reducing Bias by Topic
General Guidelines for Reducing Bias
3.13 Sexual Orientation
A Little Respect – February 09, 2012
by Stefanie at APA
Diversity Style Guide