in·​clu·​siv·​i·​ty | \ in-(ˌ)klü-ˈsi-və-tē How to pronounce inclusivity (audio) , -ˈzi-\

Definition of inclusivity

: the quality or state of being inclusive : inclusiveness

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Duckie Thot, an Australian model of Sudanese descent, just put some major points on the board for inclusivity and diversity in the beauty industry. Macaela Mackenzie, Allure, "Duckie Thot Is the Stunning New Face of L’Oréal Paris," 24 Sep. 2018 Apple seems to be constantly striving toward complete inclusivity with these little characters. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "These New 2019 Emojis Are Super Inclusive and Your Group Text Will Appreciate It," 6 Feb. 2019 On Thursday, January 31, Meghan will continue her focus on accessibility and inclusivity with a visit to the Association of Commonwealth Universities, an organization dedicated to building a better world through higher education. Omid Scobie, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Harry & Duchess Meghan Make Diversity & Youth Issues a Priority During Busy Day of Engagements," 30 Jan. 2019 But where the product category falls notoriously short is in inclusivity. Tanisha Pina, Glamour, "This Vegan CC Cream Comes in a Shade Darker Than Fenty’s Foundations," 6 Sep. 2018 Here's to growing the beauty inclusivity movement even further. Macaela Mackenzie, Allure, "Target Just Added 8 Makeup Brands For Dark Skin Tones to Its Stores," 17 Apr. 2018 Not only was Graham given a bigger platform, but the conversation about size inclusivity in fashion also got a major signal boost. Michaela Dosamantes, Glamour, "Ashley Graham’s Been Having Difficult Conversations for Two Decades. Now People Are Listening.," 19 Nov. 2018 Her new lingerie line has many hyped about size inclusivity, though some are not satisfied enough. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Lingerie Has Completely Sold Out," 8 June 2018 Lena Waithe Shutterstock; Getty Images Best Statement Outerwear: Lena Waithe in Carolina Herrera Lena Waithe used her time on the red carpet at the 2018 Met Gala to send a powerful message about inclusivity. Cady Lang, Time, "The Most Over-the-Top Looks From the 2018 Met Gala," 8 May 2018

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1929, in the meaning defined above

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