Results tagged “Husband” from Last Word

“Regardless of sexual orientation, 'husband' or 'wife' is acceptable in all references to individuals in any legally recognized marriage. ‘Spouse’ or ‘partner’ may be used if requested.” Associated Press, announcing today that its AP Stylebook, used widely as a media guide, will include an inclusive entry for “husband, wife” in its next edition, which counters a recent AP memo ... [Read]

"We were asked how to report about same-sex couples who call themselves 'husband' and 'wife.' Our view is that such terms may be used in AP content if those involved have regularly used those terms ('Smith is survived by his husband, John Jones') or in quotes attributed to them. Generally AP uses couples or partners to describe people in ... [Read]