Text from printed piece of legislation is shown with corrections to make it gender-neutral, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 in the state of Washington's code revision office. Washington state

 

              Text from printed piece of legislation is shown with corrections to make it gender-neutral, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 in the state of Washington
Text from printed piece of legislation is shown with corrections to make it gender-neutral, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 in the state of Washington's code revision office. Washington state legislators are nearing the completion of a multiyear project to replace thousands of references to male-centric words in state law with gender-neutral terms. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)