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** Guy, Girl, Dude, Chicky-poo, Bloke, Bird, Lady, Gentleman, Male, Female, Transgender, None of the Above
** Guy, Girl, Dude, Chicky-poo, Bloke, Bird, Lady, Gentleman, Male, Female, Transgender, None of the Above
* [http://blog.xkcd.com/2010/05/06/sex-and-gender/ XKCD] used 'do you have a Y chromosome?' as they were studying colour blindness
* [http://blog.xkcd.com/2010/05/06/sex-and-gender/ XKCD] used 'do you have a Y chromosome?' as they were studying colour blindness
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Sites and services that internally assign users a gender, e.g. for ad targetting. Please add to this list.
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* [https://twitter.com/ Twitter] has been doing this [https://blog.twitter.com/marketing/en_us/a/2012/gender-targeting-for-promoted-products-now-available.html at least since 2012]. Although it claims to be 90% accurate, anecdotally many women in tech have been misgendered creating [https://readwrite.com/2014/09/03/twitter-analytics-demographics-gender-algorithm-male-female-followers/ a big skew towards male] in follower statistics.
== government/healthcare ==
== government/healthcare ==

Revision as of 10:53, 29 October 2017


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:

Sites and services that internally assign users a gender, e.g. for ad targetting. Please add to this list.

government/healthcare

travel

discussion elsewhere

see also

related

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

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