Scrabble adds LGBTQ words like ‘transphobia’ & ‘genderqueer’ to its official word list

Scrabble announced that several new LGBTQ words are being added to their official word list.

2,862 words are being added to the 270,000-word dictionary. They include “genderqueer,” “agender,” “transperson,” “cisgender,” “misgender,” and “transphobia.”

Now, those words are all good, but hardcore Scrabble players are probably more interested the gender-neutral pronoun “ze” being added to the dictionary. Two-letter words that use unusual letters have a lot of strategic value, and Scrabble players all around the country will now be memorizing a nonbinary pronoun and seeing it regularly. Read more via LGBTQ Nation