Summary The Complete Glossary of Facebook's 51 Gender Options. Female to Male/ FTM- a trans person who was assigned female sex, and now lives as a man and has a masculine gender identity. Gender Questioning- Someone who may be questioning their gender or gender identity, and/or considering other ways of experiencing or expressing their gender or gender presentation.
Summary Facebook Gender Options Explained: What Does Gender Fluid Even Mean?. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Facebook gender options were developed by software engineer Brielle Harrison , who is currently about to have a surgery to go from being a man to a woman, explains the motive for introducing this new functionality:. In short, it refers to a person who identifies as the gender they were born as and it's supposed to be an alternative to non-transgender or "normal people."
Summary MENLO PARK, Calif. -- You don't have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. "This really changes that, and for the first time I get to go to the site and specify to all the people I know what my gender is."
Summary Re: "Not just male, female anymore," Feb. 14 news story. There are now more gender options on Facebook than there are dimensions generally contemplated by string theory. (You'll have to inquire with Fonzie as to the gender of said shark.).
Summary You don't just have to be male or female on Facebook anymore. Gender fluid is a trending term this week as an essential part of the new Facebook gender options provided to users on the popular social media site. While gender fluid might initially sound a bit strange or even like a liquid bit of terminology at first, it is actually used as a choice in the new Facebook gender options as someone who is open to the "fluidity of thought."
Summary On Feb 13, 2013 Apple Inc. (nasdaqds:AAPL) share price closed at $544.43, up $8.51 cents, from the previous day's close of $535.92. The nose dive 10 days ago was sparked in part by negative comments from billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who piled on with others criticizing disappointing iPhone sales and Apple's propensity to hold on to what Icahn believes is too much cash that should instead be lining the pockets of investors like him.
Summary Facebook software engineer Brielle Harrison demonstrates the expanded options for gender. In addition, Facebook still gives precedence to the gender binary: its online presentation takes the form of male, female or the choice of 48 "custom" categories. Others have objected that its attempt to provide equal personalisation when it comes to pronouns is rudimentary - one can choose to be referred to as her, him, or them - and the relationship options (both romantic and familial) remain steadfastly gender normative.
Summary MENLO PARK, Calif. "There's going to be a lot of people for whom this is going to mean nothing, but for the few it does impact, it means the world," said Facebook software engineer Brielle Harrison, who worked on the project and is herself undergoing gender transformation, from male to female. "This really changes that, and for the first time I get to go to the site and specify to all the people I know what my gender is."
Summary Facebook introduced new gender options yesterday , making the site more user-friendly to people who don't identify strictly as male or female. Male to Female/MTF: A person who is transitioning from male to female, in terms of gender, sex or both. Transsexual: A person who experiences a mismatch of the sex they were born as, and the sex they identify as.
Summary Facebook Inc. is offering users dozens of options beyond the "female" and "male" sexual identities with a new custom gender option for users' profiles, a move that's been hailed by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy groups. Along with bringing the new options online, the company also adjusted privacy settings to enable users to control who sees the new custom gender.
Summary Google plus offers an "other" option, but Facebook has taken it to a whole other level. "For the first time, I get to go to the site and I get to specify to all the people that I know what my gender is and I can let only the people that I want to know see that," Brielle Harrison, a Software Engineer at Facebook said.