It's commonly accepted that on our brazilian portuguese language we do not change the gender if the article is sufficient to identify it -- "a piloto", "a gerente". Portuguese is sufficiently complicated and too many words as it is.
And yes, she made a law forcing to "genderize" words, at least on school certificates. Presidenta, yuck.
If you are jornalista or humorista, you are female now. How nice of her
[Crash programs] fail because they are based on the theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby a month. -- Wernher von Braun