Reporting accurately on trans issues is more vital than ever, especially with the passage of anti-trans legislation that denies lifesaving healthcare for trans people.
The language we use has implications for our readers and for society. Here's how we talked about abortion, climate change, and pronouns, to name a few.
Here are the words that defined 2022.
With the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade, how we talk about reproductive rights is more important than ever.
Pull up the BuzzFeed Style guide and see if you can ace this environmentally friendly copy quiz.
“Fat” is a neutral description. The words people often use to try to replace it perpetuate stigmas.
These language faux pas really stick in our collective craw.
Take a look back with us.
Yeah, they're mostly from us! What about it! Follow us @styleguide!
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Removing the hyphen separates the word from its antisemitic roots.
We implore you to forget these.
"An earlier version of this post misstated the country Lizzo twerked in."
I'm going to create a meme roundup that is so self-indulgent...
The BuzzFeed News copydesk is looking at three specific things that shaped our language in 2020: the coronavirus pandemic, the racial justice movement, and the QAnon mass delusion and militant groups.
Are you self-quarantining or self-isolating?
We need to use the right language in a pandemic.
We took a look back on corrections, memes, and style changes from 2019.
"A previous version of this post misidentified the type of clothing worn by the chicken in the drawing."
Oh, you like the Oxford comma? Name every instance it’s resolved ambiguity.
In the 2010s, the internet completely changed the way we talk.
How's your BuzzFeed style game during the impeachment inquiry?
We're looking at how to find the most accurate synonym for a sensationalized name.
If you're not triple-checking the names of everyone involved in the impeachment inquiry, wyd? Plus: Cardi B's daughter, Bernie Sanders, and phrasal ambiguity.
If you don't know the difference between "your" and "you're," prepare to be called out!
We're trying to make "themself" happen. Plus: scary clowns, questions from readers, and Sam Smith.
No arguments. This is the final list.