During the last weeks we have observed a rebound in the conversation about the use of inclusive language in Mexico, social networks have become increasingly aware of its presence and the importance it has, providing new arguments about its development, validity and scope. Diego Luna joins the reflections with some words in which he defends the use of inclusive language, ensuring that it is increasingly common and necessary to learn to use it.
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Those who mocked Andra Escamilla After the viralization of the class in Zoom where it explodes against a student for not calling him by his pronoun, they surely did not imagine the media reach that the case would have, offering a new window, as well as abundant dissertations on the evolution and use of inclusive language in our country. In case of Andra It has become a collective effort that seeks to expand the use of the correct pronouns for transgender or non-binary people, who still struggle against marginalization, injustices and all kinds of adversity.
Les, todes, elles, nosotres, etcetera, are increasingly common words and there are many people who promote their use and respect. During an interview with the youtuber Roberto Martinez, Diego Luna talks about inclusive language, a topic that he addresses in his new Netflix series Everything will be fine – 100%:
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It’s already happening to me that I already talk about it, but also like I come across this at the meals I’m at, with the people I live with, with the little bit of Mexico City where I live. It’s there today. It is there in that debate. […] I feel that what these characters are questioning is being questioned by a close circle of which I participate. And so at that moment I am being honest with what I am having to debate.
Diego Luna He also talks about how important it is to develop more inclusive spaces and environments, where people consider new scenarios and have the opportunity to create other scenarios in which everyone has the opportunity to contribute and stand out.
We must give ourselves the opportunity to rebuild or reinvent a possible future where we fit, where we have a better time, where our ability to contribute and collaborate is cooler. In that sense, yes, it costs a lot to change, but above all I think we cannot lose sight of the fact that what it is about is to build something new.
Everything will be fine, released on August 20 on the Netflix platform, is a series that mixes drama and comedy to question some ideas that until recently seemed immutable: romantic love, gender roles, monogamous relationships, family and marriage. It quickly became one of Netflix’s most-watched titles and has the actor trending.
At 41 years old, Diego Luna has a brilliant career in the entertainment industry. In addition to being one of the few Mexican actors who enjoys full success in Hollywood, he works in his native country with projects of all kinds. In the United States there is still a very big one waiting for him along with Lucasfilm, that Disney Plus series about Cassian Andor that everyone is looking forward to; The project was announced some time ago but it has advanced slowly due to the coronavirus pandemic, very soon we will see it come true and forming an active part of the lore de Star wars.
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