Frontiers of PC: NYT Refuses To Use Term ‘Female Genital Mutilation’ Because It’s ‘Culturally Loaded’

Frontiers of PC: NYT Refuses To Use Term ‘Female Genital Mutilation’ Because It’s ‘Culturally Loaded’, by Amber Randall.

Worried the term “female genital mutilation” might sharpen the divide between those who oppose brutally cutting away a little girl’s genitalia to deprive her of sexual pleasure and those who practice the “rite,” one New York Times editor instead refers to the ritual as “genital cutting.” …

Other human rights organizations have frowned upon using the term “genital cutting,” saying that it does not accurately describe the suffering placed on young girls.

Culturally loaded in the wrong direction for the PC narrative, they mean.