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Does our standing policy on pronoun gender conflict with the SE's recent changes to the Code of Conduct?

This topic has been broached before but, in light of the recent changes to the Stack Exchange's Code of Conduct on the matter, I'm wondering if there's a conflict that needs to be addressed. Our ...
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Stack Exchange is developing a new Code of Conduct

The second draft of our Code of Conduct is available for feedback and review over on Meta.SE. This is an update to/evolution of the "Be Nice" policy which currently guides site use and moderation. ...
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Can we amend “Be Nice”

Be Nice currently reads in point 3: "Don't be a jerk." Can we amend this to read "Don't be rude" along the lines of: (a) describing actions, not people, and (b) avoiding words "likely to offend or ...
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Cultural relativity and the appropriateness of potentially offensive words

I was surfing the side-links today and came across an answer that had been edited to replace a word with another which, according to the comments relating to the edit, was intended to be a less ...