New Bill Headed To Newsom’s Desk Will Remove 'He' From State CodeA new bill headed to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk this week intends to strip state code of words like “he” and “him” and “his” when referring to state officials.
Prop 16: California's Chance To Reaffirm Affirmative ActionIn November, California voters will go to the polls to vote on Proposition 16, a measure that would lift the state’s ban on considering race, gender or ethnicity in admission and hiring decisions at colleges and universities.
Lyft Will Now Let Drivers And Passengers Specify Their Preferred PronounsJune is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets passengers and drivers specify their preferred pronouns.
Hey Siri, Stop Perpetuating Sexist Stereotypes, UN SaysSiri, Alexa and other female-voiced AI assistants are perpetuating gender stereotypes and encouraging sexist and abusive language from users, a UN report has said.
Washington Post's First Black Woman Reporter Discusses New Book At Kapor Center In OaklandThe first black woman reporter to work at the Washington Post, who mentored many journalists in the Bay Area and across the country, discussed her six-decade career Saturday at Oakland's Kapor Center.
SF State Senator Introduces Bill Limiting Genitalia Surgery On Intersex ChildrenA new California proposal would bar doctors from performing surgery on children born with genitals that don't fit a single gender unless it's medically necessary or the child consents.
Senators Grapple With Accusation Against Kavanaugh, DenialNowhere is gender politics thicker in the election season air than in the mannerly U.S. Senate as it considers what President Donald Trump's choice for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, did or didn't do in high school.
Man Changes Gender On Government ID To Get Cheaper Car InsuranceA man in Canada has found an inventive way to cut his car insurance by over $1,000 a year: he's officially become a woman.
Women Land In 'Facebook Jail' After Posting Negative Comments About MenWomen report getting banned from Facebook after posting negative comments about men.
Google Hit With New Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender PayGoogle faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination.
Fired Google Engineer Who Wrote Controversial Gender Essay Speaks OutA 28-year-old former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences said Tuesday he's exploring all his legal options and has already filed a labor complaint over his treatment.
Google Refutes Charges, Says Company Has No Gender Pay GapGoogle said it's "taken aback " by the government's claim that it doesn't compensate women fairly.
California May Add Non-Binary Gender Option To IDsDemocratic lawmakers have introduced a bill supporters say would make California the first state to add a third gender option on state identifying documents.
California Funds The Nation's First Inmate Sex Reassignment SurgeryShiloh Heavenly Quine, a 57-year-old convicted killer serving a life sentence in California, has become the first U.S. inmate to receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
Tinder Dating App Adds New Gender OptionsTinder, the dating app that lets singles scroll, swipe, match and meet up, is giving its users new gender options besides 'male' and 'female.'