"Changing the way we talk is not political correctness run amok. It reflects an admirable willingness to acknowledge others who once were barely visible to the dominant culture, and to recognize that something that may seem innocent to you may be painful to others."
David Plotz (via ellesugars)
Yes. It’s called cultural competency. Or just being fucking aware that you aren’t the only person on the planet.
(Source: dancingwithdiversity, via dduane)