Gender Equity Now Sails the High Seas

| September / October 2003

In Britain, ships will no longer be referred to as feminine, reports ETC: A Review of General Semantics (Spring 2003). Lloyd's List, the leading shipping industry paper in London, has decided to forgo 'she' for the gender-neutral 'it,' deciding it was high time 'to catch up with the rest of the world and most other news organizations.'