Why not "Meatbags" instead?
Or Carbon Lifeform.
Wait...that might be TOO generic
Besides, if I want a female kingdom/empire, can't I just:
-Create a female soverign
-Take Egalitarian for my custom faction
-Hire only female NPCs
-Design female warriors
Done and done, right? So if you wanted an Amazonian type faction - wouldn't this cover it?
Oh and as far as the name of the race - it doesn't matter. I don't see it as some kind of veiled attack on women. I mean...seriously?
Reminds me of those arguments that women are being mistreated because it's not called a "womanhole" or "personhole" but instead a "manhole". I've always thought genderized nouns were silly, though. Actor? One who acts. Why do we need "actress"? Waiter? -er = one who, not male who - so why do we need "waitress?"
So maybe I don't "get it" but I don't see how Elemental is slamming women because of the race name.