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City Of Berkeley Bans Gendered Words Like ‘Manhole’ And ‘Manpower’ From Code Book

City Of Berkeley Bans Gendered Words Like ‘Manhole’ And ‘Manpower’ From Code Book

By CHUCK ROSS, Investigative Reporter . One of California’s most liberal cities voted Tuesday to revamp its city code book by replacing terms like “manhole” and “manpower” with gender-neutral terms. The Berkeley City Council voted to replace around three dozen terms found in the municipal code. Terms like “policeman,” “policewoman,” “chairwoman” and “chairman” will be changed, as […]