As Language Changes, How Do We Choose Our Words Carefully?

Oct 31, 2018

This summer, reality TV star Khloe Kardashian came under fire for using the 'R-word' during an Instagram live stream.  

 

Although she quickly apologized for the incident, Khloe is just of one of several celebs who have found themselves in trouble for using outdated terms that were once widely used.

 

From gay, queer, the 'R-word' and the 'N-word', what words are off limits and which words are taking on a new meaning?

 

 


 

 

Erin Beachem of the ADL (left) speaks with GPB's Leah Fleming (right)
Credit Taylor Gantt / GPB

 

GPB's Leah Fleming speaks with Erin Beachem of the Anti-Defamation League to discuss language in today's socially consicious time.