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Pittsburgh added more inclusive language to its anti-discrimination ordinance, including definitions for the terms gender identity and gender expression.

Those terms weren’t previously defined, WESA reports. The city’s Commission on Human Relations brought up the outdated language during Pride Month. That commission is charged with enforcing the anti-discrimination law, according to Pittsburgh City Paper.

Gender identity and gender expression have been added to the protected classes of race, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, age, status as a victim of domestic violence, handicap or disability, or use of support animals, per City Paper.

The changes also use gender neutral terms, changing words like “his” or “her” to “they” or “individual.”

In other news…

The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is getting $10 million to fund new cutting-edge technology thanks to the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund a machine called Bridges-2, which specializes in artificial intelligence and machine learning and can be used to research everything from sustainable energy to smart cities to agricultural efficiency. (NEXTpittsburgh)

This throwback photo of Pittsburgh’s Greyhound station looks nothing like the terminal we know today. While just about everything has changed — signage, service routes, business competitors — Greyhound’s prime Downtown location has been a constant for nearly a century. (Pittsburgh Magazine)

If you want to be parent/grandparent/aunt/uncle of the year, Baby Shark Live is coming to Pittsburgh in November and there’s even a meet-and-greet. Tickets go on sale July 12 doo doo doo doo doo do. (KDKA-TV)

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One more thing…

You have to see this meme of Bill Murray as Pittsburgh neighborhoods and then the sequel of Jeff Goldblum as Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Let’s just say there’s a kerchief-wearing Murray as Lawrenceville and an unbuttoned Goldblum representing the South Side. You’re welcome.

Happy Thursday, all.

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