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** list from [http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/02/13/facebook_custom_gender_options_here_are_all_56_custom_options.html Will Oremus at Slate]
** list from [http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/02/13/facebook_custom_gender_options_here_are_all_56_custom_options.html Will Oremus at Slate]
* [http://www.gay.com/ gay.com]: "Male", "Female", "MTF" and "FTM".
* [http://www.gay.com/ gay.com]: "Male", "Female", "MTF" and "FTM".
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* [https://plus.google.com Google+]:
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** before 2014-12-10: Male, Female, Other
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** after 2014-12-10: Male, Female, Decline to State, Custom - if Custom selected, a freeform text field is enabled to put in your gender. [https://plus.google.com/app/basic/stream/z12iz5ajslvxe3mup23nud451xfqcfj4l04 Post by Rachael Bennett]
* [http://www.livejournal.com/ LiveJournal]'s [http://www.livejournal.com/manage/profile/ Edit Profile](requires login) page provides a popup menu for gender with the values in order:
* [http://www.livejournal.com/ LiveJournal]'s [http://www.livejournal.com/manage/profile/ Edit Profile](requires login) page provides a popup menu for gender with the values in order:
** (Unspecified), Male, Female
** (Unspecified), Male, Female

Revision as of 10:51, 11 December 2014


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

These examples are based on two primary sources of real world web site usage (e.g. on social network sites)

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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