Wash. state considers gender-neutral language bill - Article Photos 1/6

Kyle Thiessen, the state of Washington's code reviser, looks at a shelf of pending legislation in his office, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. 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)