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* [http://ma.gnolia.com Ma.gnolia]'s [http://ma.gnolia.com/account/profile Edit Your Profile on Ma.gnolia](requires login) page provides a popup menu for gender with the values in order:
* [http://ma.gnolia.com Ma.gnolia]'s [http://ma.gnolia.com/account/profile Edit Your Profile on Ma.gnolia](requires login) page provides a popup menu for gender with the values in order:
** Female, Male, Other
** Female, Male, Other
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*[http://metatalk.metafilter.com/20050/Gender-Go-nuts-Somebody-did#838160 Cortex histogrammed] [http://metafilter.com metafilter's] 10-year-old free-form gender field- [http://stuff.metafilter.com/genders/genderfield.txt data dump]
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** The first entry is blank/null fields; the difference between that and "total records" is the number of people who have put anything at all in the field: 9,325 mefites have as of a few minutes ago put something in that field. Reckoning from the previous note, that means that something like 17-18% of users have actually elected to put something in that field at some point in their membership here.
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** Of the folks who have something in that field, just over 60% use one of the top four options: "male", "female", "m", or "f".
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** Of the top dozen or so unambiguous labels provided, male-identifying terms (male, m, dude, xy, boy, guy, man, mail) account for about 49% of total labels used; female-identifying terms (female, f, lady, girl, xx, femme, chick) account for about 18%.
*[http://openid.net/specs/openid-attribute-exchange-1_0.html OpenID's Attribute Exchange] includes gender
*[http://openid.net/specs/openid-attribute-exchange-1_0.html OpenID's Attribute Exchange] includes gender
* [http://pownce.com/ Pownce]'s [http://pownce.com/settings/ Profile Settings](requires login) interface has a Gender popup with the following values in order:
* [http://pownce.com/ Pownce]'s [http://pownce.com/settings/ Profile Settings](requires login) interface has a Gender popup with the following values in order:

Revision as of 19:08, 30 November 2010


This page documents how people currently publish gender information on the web (sometimes implicitly - so not easily machine parsable - such as names (Andrew, Andrea), titles (Mr, Mrs, Miss), relationships (husband, brother), pronouns (he, she), etc.)), and what gender terms are supported by current web user interfaces. This research will hopefully be useful to the genealogy microformat effort, as well as efforts to extend vCard, and therefore hCard.

Contents

examples

sites and services

Social network sites typically publish the gender of the individual.

Sites and services that allow users to enter and publish their gender. Please add to this list.

In alphabetical order:

discussion elsewhere

see also

related

gender examples was last modified: Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

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