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Berkeley to Replace ‘Manhole,’ Other Gender-Specific Language in City Code

City councilors in Berkeley, California, have approved changes to the municipal code which will see “gender preferential language,” such as ‘manhole’ and ‘patrolmen,’ replaced with “gender neutral” terms. City Councilman Rigel Robinson, a 23-year-old who recently graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, co-sponsored the ordinance. “According to Code Publishing Company, the Berkeley Municipal […]

Supermarket Mother-Child Parking Symbol Now ‘Gender Neutral’

A UK supermarket has altered logos on parking spaces for mothers with small children to meet ‘gender neutrality’ criteria, British media reports. Aldi grocery store in Dunstable, England, has removed the dress from ‘mother-child’ parking space emblems, in order to promote inclusivity for parents of all ‘sexual orientations.’ A Facebook post and accompanying photo shared […]