Gender

BRAZIL-POPE-WYD-WAY OF THE CROSS

Pope Francis Compares Transgender People To Nuclear Weapons In New Book

Pope Francis is making waves in the LGBT community again with his most recent comments comparing transgender people to nuclear weapons, saying both do not “recognize the order of creation.”

02/20/2015

Two altar-boys light a candle. (Photo credit: JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Boys Only: SF Catholic Priest Says Girls Not Allowed To Serve At Altar In His Church

A priest at a San Francisco Catholic church has both his supporters and critics over his decision to only allow boys to serve at the altar leaving girls to serve in other ways he’s deemed as more appropriate.

01/27/2015

Parker Dains. (CBS)

Bay Area Girl Makes Book Publisher See That Girls Can Love Bugs, Monsters & Other ‘Boy’ Stuff

A seven-year old Bay Area girl got a big publishing company to change some of their books.

12/02/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size Clothing

Old Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women’s jeans cost $12 to $15 more.

11/13/2014

Baby Clothes (credit: Carlos de Andres/Cover/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Debate Opposition To Ban On Gender-Based Abortions

San Francisco could become the first city in California to go on record as opposing a state ban on gender-specific abortions if a resolution proposed by Supervisor David Chiu is adopted.

09/09/2014

technology, generic

Google, Square Hoping To Solve Gender Imbalance Through Recruiting

Silicon Valley tech giants have been taking heat for a gender imbalance among staff, particularly in the fields of engineering and coding, and now they’re doing something about it – targeting young women for careers in the tech sector.

07/01/2014

(credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

What a Child Learns From Positive & Negative Video Game Play

Children who repeatedly play violent video games learn thought patterns that will stick with them and influence behaviors as they grow older…

03/25/2014

Example of "Custom Gender" that can be entered on Facebook Profiles.  Users can select from dozens of pre-entered descriptions, and also indicate by which type of pronoun they would prefer being referred to by. (Facebook Profile Settings)

Complete List of Facebook Profile Gender Options

After Facebook announced users can use dozens of terms to describe their gender in their profile, our web producers tried every profile gender option to compile a complete list of the options available, including “two spirit,” “pangender,” and “intersex.”

02/13/2014

Facebook

Tech Report: New Study Looks At Influential Aspects Of Facebook

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at a new study on who is influential on Facebook.

06/22/2012

Former UC regent Ward Connerly attends the 'Increase Diversity Bake Sale' put on by Republican students at UC Berkeley, September 27, 2011. (CBS)

Republican ‘Diversity’ Bake Sale, Counter-Protest Held At UC Berkeley

A bake sale by Berkeley College Republicans Tuesday that was aimed at satirizing race-based admissions generated heated debates and counter-protests but no major problems.

09/27/2011

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