Berkeley councilman Rigel Robinson inside the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Centre. Officials in the liberal city this week passed an ordinance to replace some terms with gender-neutral words in the city code. Photo: AP

Say goodbye to ‘manholes’ as Berkeley removes gender-specific words from city code

  • More than two dozen terms, including ‘craftsman’ and ‘manpower’, to be replaced with gender-neutral alternatives
Topic |   Gender equality

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Berkeley councilman Rigel Robinson inside the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Centre. Officials in the liberal city this week passed an ordinance to replace some terms with gender-neutral words in the city code. Photo: AP
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