This is a particular challenge that all practitioners of the nerdly arts are facing right now. As far as MFØ goes, what I care about is that we don't normalize inherent traits, like masculinity or heterosexuality.
You'll note that there are more female characters in Rapid Attack than male (with one genderless), and that's in part because I want the game to welcome feminine players; I'm not worried about masculine ones.
Woodwardiocom, awesome. They're favoring a sexist, classist, and literally Victorian affectation over hutching Chaucer. If I have to choose a side, I'll choose the one with funnier dirty jokes.