California city to ban gendered language like ‘manhole’ and ‘manpower’
submitted 2 months ago by HeyImSancho from (fox59.com)
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[–]x0x7 3 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 2 fun - 1 month ago (2 children)
I'm going to call it now. The document banning it is also gendered. I'mma look this up.
[–]x0x7 3 insightful - 3 fun3 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 3 fun - 1 month ago (1 child)
Ok, first off, the sponsor is the bill is Rigel Robinson. That sounds pretty gendered to me. Why doesn't he change his name and worry about the beam in his own eye before the mote in others?
First off his document directs the city MANager to do some cost assessments on implementing a small part of their bullshit.
It also says that city staff should develop a timeline and financial plan for impleMENting a proposed change to forms. Are they implying that it's men's role to implement things by using that language?
[–]Tom_Bombadil 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun - 1 month ago (0 children)
The wheels are coming off the bus in that town. ;-)
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