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Sweden Introduces Gender-Neutral Pronoun ‘Hen’ Into Dictionary

Sweden Introduces Gender-Neutral Pronoun ‘Hen’ Into Dictionary

In a testament – albeit controversially so – to Sweden’s liberal society, the Swedish language is set to introduce a gender-neutral pronoun into its official national dictionary from April 2015. While the Swedish language – or svenska – has traditionally used either han (he) or hon (she) when referring to people, the controversial gender-neutral term, hen, will be added […]

Rainbow Coloured Support By Swedish High Jumper Emma

According to Euronews yesterday, 28 year old Swedish high jumper Emma Green-Tregaro made her own small protest to show her support for the gay community in Russia. She painted her fingernails in rainbow colours for the qualification at the World Championships.  “I wouldn’t say it was a protest more of a statement of what I […]