Gender-fair WordPress: Fixing translation inequality at the core

Gender-fair WordPress: Fixing translation inequality at the core

At WordCamp US 2017, I took the stage to argue that it’s time that WordPress enables translators to add gender-variable translations, and that we can do this in a way compatible with our existing translation ecosystem.

The slides:

A couple of days later, during contributor day, I was joined by several amazing WordPress (and GlotPress) contributors, and we firmed the proposal which is now up on trac.

Relevant links

3 responses to “Gender-fair WordPress: Fixing translation inequality at the core”

  1. Great presentation, as always. Translation and gender based micro copy occupies me from time to time. I noticed in slide 32 that you refer 2 genders. I’ll try to see (consulting with friends) if I can suggest something friendly to more genders. Thank you for sharing and noticing.

  2. […] No picture, but this did happen while 2017 still existed: The amazing Yoav Farhi and a number of other developers have taken on the very topic I have hammered the doors about at three WordCamps within nine months: Gender-fair WordPress […]

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