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Facebook Introduces Awesome New Option For Trans And Gender Nonconforming Users

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Facebook is receiving praise from leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy groups after expanding its gender options to include ...

Facebook Adds New Gender-Neutral Options

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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

Sheryl Sandberg Wants Facebook To Hire A Whole Lot More Women

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg may want to connect the whole world to the internet, but Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has a different -- and maybe...

Facebook's Gender Identities

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

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

CJ Kellman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

Study: Women Post Photos On Facebook To Boost Self-Worth

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Are women using Facebook to feel better about themselves? A new study suggests it might be so. University at Buffalo researcher Michael A. Stefanon...