“We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit.” Audre Lorde
Inclusive language is about checking assumptions and recognizing personal biases. Family inclusive language specifically does not make assumptions about the identities of individuals or their relationships to one another.
The Family Inclusive Language guide accompanied my article "Including the 21st Century Family" on the Incluseum website: http://incluseum.com/2014/07/07/including-the-21st-century-family/
Since then it has appeared in the New England Museum Association publication "Museum News," "Museum" magazine from the American Alliance of Museums, and "Exhibition," the journal of the National Association of Museum Exhibition.