CA city votes to use gender-neutral terms in local government

The Berkeley California City Council passed an ordinance which could see terms such as ‘he’ and ‘she’ removed from local government and replaced by ‘they’ and ‘them’.

The piece of legislation, which was passed unanimously at the first reading, would also see terms such as ‘manhole’ and ‘pregnant woman’ become ‘maintenance hole’ and ‘pregnant employee’.

Here are the changes Berkeley City Council wants to make:

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Thanks, Janet

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