noting or relating to a word or phrase that does not refer to one gender only: Firefighter and flight attendant are gender-neutral terms.
using words wherever appropriate that are free of reference to gender: gender-neutral language.
relating to, intended for, or common to any gender: a nursery decorated with gender-neutral colors.
noting or relating to a person of neutral gender, neither male nor female: raising a gender-neutral child to avoid gender stereotypes.
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How to use gender-neutral in a sentence
For decades, toy production and marketing was increasingly gender neutral.
But Herx showed that this “gender-neutral” rule had never been applied against men.Catholic Church: Religious Freedom Trumps Civil Rights | Jay Michaelson | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Early on, we had been conscientious about providing them with gender-neutral toys like blocks, balls, and puzzles.
Generally uses masculine pronouns (e.g., “he” or “his”) or gender neutral pronouns.What Each of Facebook’s 51 New Gender Options Means | Debby Herbenick PhD, Aleta Baldwin | February 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some people use similar terms such as “genderless” and “gender neutral”.What Each of Facebook’s 51 New Gender Options Means | Debby Herbenick PhD, Aleta Baldwin | February 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST