The intent of this Editorial Style Guide is to serve as an effective resource for communicators across the Brown campus to establish consistency in editorial style for websites, print publications, social media and more. Learn more about the Editorial Style Guide or download a PDF of the style guide.

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Latinx

Use instead of Latina or Latino when a gender-neutral term is preferred.

LGBTQ

The acronym is acceptable on first reference (stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning)

  • The LGBTQ community fully supports the initiative.
  • The LGBTQ Center provides comprehensive resources.

livestream

One word in all uses, per AP Style.