Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Arts Journal - Words

Words Matter: Artists’ Growing Embrace Of Gender-Neutral Latinx

At the very moment that “Latino” and “Chicano” art are poised to make a big splash, some curators are pushing to replace those masculine words with new genderless terms they find more inclusive: “Latinx” for anyone in North America with roots from Latin America — male, female or gender-nonconforming — and “Chicanx” for anyone of Mexican descent.

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