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Facebook Gender Options

Facebook Adds New Gender-Neutral Options

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Facebook is making some changes towards a more inclusive community for users with the addition of gender-neutral options for family member identificat...

As a Trans Person, Facebook is One of the Only Places I Exist

Lauren Lubin | Posted 04.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Lauren Lubin

Facebook's massive gender inclusion turned my once invisible presence in this world into something visible. I now existed. It was quite surreal.

Facebook's Gender Identities

Dana Beyer | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

As expected, there was a rush of praise from the LGBT community, and condemnation from Fox News and its reactionary brethren. On further analysis, I believe this is significant progress yet not as momentous a change as some imagine.

Facebook Provides Opportunity for Lesson in Gender Identity

Chris Edwards | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Edwards

A few months ago I was filling out an online customer survey. Under "gender," in addition to "male" and "female," there was a third option: "other." I thought that was impressive. Then Facebook came along and added 50. Bravo, Facebook, bravo.

Come On, Fox News

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.14.2014 | Media

Fox News personalities think Facebook's decision to provide users with options other than "male" or "female" for their gender is just hilarious. Th...

Custom Gender

Brie Harrison | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Brie Harrison

For those of us who have lived our lives not quite falling into the binary description of "traditionally male" or "traditionally female," this small change is a world of difference.

Facebook Adds New Gender Options

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 02.14.2014 | Technology

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — You don't have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant has added a customizable option with ...

Genderqueer 17-Year-Old To Facebook: 'I Exist'

CJ Kellman | Posted 07.22.2012 | Gay Voices
CJ Kellman

At 17 I have a lot to worry about: graduating from high school, keeping in touch with friends, staying out of trouble, dealing with sexual issues, etc. But who thought I would have pressure from Facebook to decide whether I am male or female.