A very interesting selection of posts, I have gamed with lots of gamers over the years both male and female (am I allowed to type these terms). There appears to be more male gamers than female but I have never done a study. If those persons were, strait, bi, gay, transgender, male or female made no difference to my and their enjoyment of our all encompassing hobby. As to writing non gender specific rules seems fine to me, I am fairly certain if rules were typed in the male vernacular no offence was ment.
While we are talking about sexism
Size Matters! –
Size of what Mike male specific or female specific. Just joking but anyone can take offence from anything if they wish