The City of Berkeley, CA announced it is removing all gendered language from city code. “The City Council adopted the first reading of the new ordinance on Tuesday, which would replace all instances of ‘he’ and ‘she’ in the city code with the gender-neutral ‘they,'” NBC News reported.
Not only is gender-neutral language ungrammatical, it wasn’t previously allowed in AP Style. In 2017, the Associated Press changed its stylebook and began urging journalists to avoid making references in news stories that suggest there are only two sexes in the human race, the Washington Times reported.
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