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Competition for black and Latinx composers, paid, NY Philharmonic premiere


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6 minutes ago, pateceramics said:

I'm sorry?  What's the issue?

Nothing related to you, it's the word there that makes me want to punch a puppy. "Latincks" sounds pretty stupid, imo. What's wrong with "Latino," or "Latino/a." English doesn't even have gendered nouns, why the hell tack a goddamn X there.

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4 minutes ago, SSC said:

English doesn't even have gendered nouns, why the hell tack a goddamn X there.

 

Presumably because Spanish DOES have gendered nouns, and the -x is an attempt to get everyone included under the umbrella.  When I was in school certain teachers forbid us from using gender neutral terms in writing assignments and would mark points off if you put a "he or she" or something similar in a paper.  All people were male in their days and women hadn't been invented yet.  

But you are right.  Latinx is a pretty new term, and for the most part the only people who use it are white, and the people they are referring to prefer to call themselves Hispanic.  I used Latinx because that's what the call for scores used.

 https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2020/08/11/901398248/hispanic-latino-or-latinx-survey-says

 

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