gender

REAL ID is now available in Pennsylvania.
PennDOT, file
Mark Abrams
July 31, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is planning to offer Pennsylvanians a gender-neutral option on driver's licenses within a year. PennDOT spokeswoman Erin Waters-Trasatt said state officials have been monitoring the issue and recently decided to move forward as more and more states have issued...
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Amber Hikes
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Cherri Gregg
June 25, 2019 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department announced a new policy Tuesday that will guide interactions with transgender and non-binary individuals while in police custody. During a press conference at City Hall, city officials explained the new Directive 4.15 , which requires...
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Female gender stereotype
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June 14, 2019 - 1:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms were being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on "harmful" gender stereotypes came into force Friday. Under new rules, advertisements must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or...
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Dreamstime
March 15, 2019 - 3:45 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is a question that comes up again and again: Who has more empathy, a man or a woman? Or is there no relationship to sex at all when it comes to empathy...
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Dreamstime
February 27, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When a person suffers a stroke, it can have a devastating impact. It's obviously very important to get treatment and rehabilitation immediately after a...
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US airline passengers who don't identify as "male" or "female" will soon have more gender options to choose when booking tickets.
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February 18, 2019 - 7:30 pm
By Amanda Jackson, CNN (CNN) -- US airline passengers who don't identify as "male" or "female" will soon have more gender options to choose when booking tickets. The new gender options to be add include 'unspecified' and 'undisclosed.' Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade group, made the...
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birth certificate
Dreamstime
David Madden
February 05, 2019 - 1:51 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey now allows residents to change their birth certificates to reflect their gender identity. The state joins Washington, Oregon and California, as well as the city of New York, to allow for what are referred to as gender-neutral birth certificates. The law...
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Dreamstime
November 21, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Is a new California law a step toward gender equality or gender discrimination? Depends whom you ask. Even as California Gov. Jerry Brown was praising Senate Bill 826 and signing it into law, he expressed his concern that...
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People hold signs and flags at a rally
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October 22, 2018 - 1:11 pm
By Eli Watkins, CNN (CNN) -- The Human Rights Campaign on Sunday called for the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for transgender people, following a report in The New York Times on a draft proposal. "Setting a destructive precedent, the Trump-Pence...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
October 16, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Wednesday is the inaugural International Pronoun Day, designed to make people more conscious of everyday speech, and to respect others' gender identity. Words like "thou," "thy" and "thee" are making a comeback for those who do not identify as male or female. "We do...
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