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This image released by FX shows Billy Porter in a scene from "Pose."
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AP News
November 07, 2019 - 11:16 am
"Pose" and "Batwoman" are among the shows contributing to a surge in LGBTQ and gender inclusiveness on television, according to a new study by the advocacy group GLAAD.
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The Women on Boards report was released at the Forum of Executive Women leadership breakfast.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 17, 2019 - 12:27 pm
A new report released Thursday morning at the annual Forum of Executive Women leadership breakfast indicates that gender equality is lacking at the executive level of Philadelphia's top 100 companies.
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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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