‘Transgender,’ ‘Science-based’ Now Reportedly Among Taboo Words at US Health Agency
|12/16/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is reportedly banning a list of seven words or phrases in official documents, sparking a flood of reaction on social media platforms.
Policy analysts at the CDC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, were told about the list of prohibited words at a meeting Thursday with senior CDC officials, according to an unnamed analyst who attended the meeting as reported by The Washington Post newspaper.
The banned words are “diversity,” “entitlement,” “evidence-based,” “fetus,” “science-based,” “transgender,” and “vulnerable.”
The meeting was led by Alison Kelly, a top official in the CDC’s Office of Financial Services, according to the analyst who read more >>>