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Using inclusive language

Guidelines for Gender-Fair Use of Language
Guidelines and examples from the National Council of Teachers of English.

Using Gender-Neutral Language in Academic Writing (pdf)
Advice and examples by Jamila Stevenson from Warren Wilson College Writing Center.

Other style tips

Writing Clear, Concise Sentences
The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison offers principles for writing sentences that are clear, to the point, and easier to read.