Facebook now has 50 genders

Don’t know how I missed this last year.

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/02/13/male-female-or-custom-facebook-announces-major-expansion-terms-to-identify/

Below is a paste from that page. Note that originally these terms were only available in the USA but they now seem to be available here. Hooray!

Any attempt to define these terms (and even ‘male’ or ‘female’) is bound to be problematic. But if you are wondering what a cisgender person is, you probably ARE one. Most people on the planet are probably cisgender. That term could simply refer to a male-born or female-born person with a gender identification as a ‘traditional’ man or woman respectively, or someone who has no ‘gender issues.’ You get the idea.

Facebook’s new gender options

Here is a list of new gender options Facebook is making available:

Agender
Androgyne
Androgynous
Bigender
Cis
Cis Female
Cis Male
Cis Man
Cis Woman
Cisgender
Cisgender Female
Cisgender Male
Cisgender Man
Cisgender Woman
Female to Male
FTM
Gender Fluid
Gender Nonconforming
Gender Questioning
Gender Variant
Genderqueer
Intersex
Male to Female
MTF
Neither
Neutrois
Non-binary
Other
Pangender
Trans
Trans Female
Trans Male
Trans Man
Trans Person
Trans*Female
Trans*Male
Trans*Man
Trans*Person
Trans*Woman
Transexual
Transexual Female
Transexual Male
Transexual Man
Transexual Person
Transexual Woman
Transgender Female
Transgender Person
Transmasculine
Two-spirit

But the path of continuous progress is often a zig-zag. This wonderful change has not saved the FB account of the very person (a Facebook employee) who brought it in. https://medium.com/@zip/my-name-is-only-real-enough-to-work-at-facebook-not-to-use-on-the-site-c37daf3f4b03
Note that transexual is more usually spelt with a double ‘s’ thus: transsexual.

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