Hrant H. Papazian said:@Robin Mientjes No matter which way you slice it, since genitalia is almost entirely binary,
Hrant H. Papazian said:if you refuse to see gender in visual language you end up making lists like this
which are oppressively gender-binary (if unwittingly so). It's an insult to everybody to pretend one needs to be obviously female to contribute female associations in visible language.
Well, to be fair, it used to be normal for a sans "italic" to be a slanted roman plus optical corrections. I believe the simple slanted roman per se has never been terribly common, apart from faux italics created by operating systems.Chris Lozos said:The big difference comes with sans serif. It used to be normal for a sans "italic" to be slanted roman. Now, that is looked upon with a turned up nose.