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Facebook adds 50 gender options for users: For those who can't make up their minds
American Thinker ^ | 02/14/2014 | Rick Moran

Posted on 02/14/2014 1:27:27 PM PST by SeekAndFind

Are you confused about your gender? You know, man, woman, trans, queer, neutral...and on and on.

Well, there's good news for you people who can't seem to make up your minds. Facebook is adding 50 options to identify what gender your are...or, rather, what you see yourself as...or maybe what you think is hip.

From Associated Press:

"With a click of a cursor, Jay Brown in Cheverly, Md., went from Male to Trans Male. A few states away, Debon Garrigues of Asheville, N.C., switched from Male to Neutral. In San Francisco, Marilyn Roxie, formerly Female, chose three: Androgynous, Transgender and Genderqueer.

Across the country Thursday, news swept through the transgender community that social media giant Facebook had added a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them. And one after another, they made their changes in a quiet revolution of sorts.

"For me, this is about much more than a button on a monitor," Garrigues said. "This encourages people to think outside the binary spectrum. It means I don't have to try to fit in the wrong boxes."

For many others, the change went unnoticed - or too far. "Of course Facebook is entitled to manage its wildly popular site as it sees fit, but here is the bottom line: It's impossible to deny the biological reality that humanity is divided into two halves - male and female," said Jeff Johnston, an issues analyst for Focus on the Family, an influential national religious organization based in Colorado Springs, Colo. "Those petitioning for the change insist that there are an infinite number of genders, but just saying it doesn't make it so. "

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Society
KEYWORDS: corporateliberalism; culturewar; facebook; gender; homosexualagenda; identitypolitics; metrosexuals; selfidentify; sexpositiveagenda; towerofbabel
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1 posted on 02/14/2014 1:27:27 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I hear one of the options is “Helen Thomas”.


2 posted on 02/14/2014 1:28:17 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Don’t invoke that name! You know what happens when you write that name!


3 posted on 02/14/2014 1:29:01 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: SeekAndFind
I thought there were just inie and outie.

-PJ

4 posted on 02/14/2014 1:30:06 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Army Air Corps
Don’t invoke that name! You know what happens when you write that name!

Doesn't someone have to say it three times, like Bettlejuice?

5 posted on 02/14/2014 1:30:46 PM PST by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: SeekAndFind
In San Francisco, Marilyn Roxie, formerly Female, chose three: Androgynous, Transgender and Genderqueer.

What the hell is Genderqueer?
6 posted on 02/14/2014 1:31:43 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Veggie Todd
No, it only takes one invocation for someone to post an eye scorching giant pic of her.

7 posted on 02/14/2014 1:33:49 PM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: SeekAndFind

This country is going down the toilet isn’t it?
Is there an option for those who are half dog, half human


8 posted on 02/14/2014 1:34:52 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Veggie Todd

9 posted on 02/14/2014 1:35:06 PM PST by EEGator
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To: SeekAndFind

Here’s a suggestion. How about just three?
Male
Female
WTF


10 posted on 02/14/2014 1:35:11 PM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: SeekAndFind

Do they have “Male straight who can’t stand liberal marxist slimebags who are destroying this country with their BS” sex?


11 posted on 02/14/2014 1:35:30 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Is there an option for those who are half dog, half human

I'm not sure. But there's got to be an option for Centaurs...


12 posted on 02/14/2014 1:37:14 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: Political Junkie Too

Well, we live in a brave new world now. You can’t just go by what’s between the legs, to verify the sex of a person.

I am limited in my thinking, according to the liberals. If you have a binary view of sex and gender, you just aren’t aware of the wide world of gay lesbian and GOD KNOW WHATELSE. SEND ME TO RE EDUCATION CAMP RIGHT NOW.


13 posted on 02/14/2014 1:37:15 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego (we')
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Hell in a handbasket.


14 posted on 02/14/2014 1:37:47 PM PST by bicyclerepair (TERM LIMITS .......... TERM LIMITS .......... TERM LIMITS)
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To: al baby
Gazintas and Gazoutas.

-PJ

15 posted on 02/14/2014 1:38:10 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Is there an option for those who are half dog, half human


16 posted on 02/14/2014 1:38:48 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Legs?!? I was talking about belly buttons! ;-)

-PJ

17 posted on 02/14/2014 1:39:39 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: SeekAndFind

LOL I knew someone would post this


18 posted on 02/14/2014 1:41:58 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SeekAndFind

I always wondered how it would feel to have 4 legs and a tail


19 posted on 02/14/2014 1:42:25 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Political Junkie Too

Oh, belly buttons:....

Well, I guess this shows where my mind was, LOL.


20 posted on 02/14/2014 1:44:45 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego (we')
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To: All

I prefer the one that libtards hate: “Normal”

;’)


21 posted on 02/14/2014 1:47:04 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I always wondered how it would feel to have 4 legs and a tail

_________________

Now is your chance.


22 posted on 02/14/2014 1:48:19 PM PST by Chickensoup (leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: Chickensoup

I can’t poop standing up though, so I think I’ll pass


23 posted on 02/14/2014 1:50:53 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Dilbert San Diego
No, you were right. I was playing with the inie/outie as a kid, but moving it down a little lower. See my gazinta/gazouta further down.

-PJ

24 posted on 02/14/2014 1:54:56 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Transitioning to male” is one... How that works i have no idea.


25 posted on 02/14/2014 1:56:35 PM PST by Safrguns (PM me if you like to play Minecraft!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I took a look, the options are male, female, or custom. You can make it be whatever you want it to be.


26 posted on 02/14/2014 2:01:54 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I’m holding out for the “Cismale Gendernormative Fascist” option. . .


27 posted on 02/14/2014 2:02:08 PM PST by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: SeekAndFind

That would be the “Helen Thomas” option. . .


28 posted on 02/14/2014 2:02:45 PM PST by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard; Army Air Corps
Too late!


29 posted on 02/14/2014 2:04:59 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Veggie Todd
Doesn't someone have to say it three times, like Bettlejuice?

"Beetlejuice"?

30 posted on 02/14/2014 2:05:44 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I can’t poop standing up though, so I think I’ll pass

______

practice, practice, practice!


31 posted on 02/14/2014 2:06:48 PM PST by Chickensoup (leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Curse you!


32 posted on 02/14/2014 2:07:55 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: SeekAndFind

50 Shades of Gay.


33 posted on 02/14/2014 2:12:40 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (Shades of Hades.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Do they have “Male straight who can’t stand liberal marxist slimebags who are destroying this country with their BS” sex?<>P>My personal choice is "Lesbian trapped in a man's body".
34 posted on 02/14/2014 2:38:42 PM PST by verga (Arguing with protestants is like playing chess with a pigeon)
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To: SeekAndFind

They could have just summed it all up with one selection-

Idiot.


35 posted on 02/14/2014 2:42:50 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Here is the full list of Facebook’s 56 gender options. (Note: I have split the list into various groupings):

MALE:
Male
Cis Male
Cis Man
Cisgender Male
Cisgender Man
Female to Male
FTM
Trans Male
Trans Man
Trans* Male
Trans* Man
Transgender Male
Transgender Man
Transsexual Male
Transsexual Man
Transmasculine

FEMALE:
Female
Cis Female
Cis Woman
Cisgender Female
Cisgender Woman
Male to Female
MTF
Trans Female
Trans Woman
Trans* Female
Trans* Woman
Transfeminine
Transgender Female
Transgender Woman
Transsexual Female
Transsexual Woman

BOTH (EITHER):
Androgyne
Androgynous
Bigender
Cis
Cisgender
Gender Fluid
Intersex
Non-binary
Pangender
Trans
Trans Person
Trans*
Trans* Person
Transgender
Transgender Person
Transsexual
Transsexual Person
Two-spirit

NEITHER:
Neither
Agender
Gender Nonconforming
Genderqueer
Neutrois
Other

UNKNOWN:
Gender Questioning
Gender Variant

IMHO, people who seriuosly have to go to these lengths to somehow define themselves have already gone over the edge psychologically, and are in free fall.

Their best hope is to find Jesus Christ in their life, come unto Him, and then follow His teachings and find peace and security for their souls.

AMERICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY
http://www.jeffhead.com/crossroads.htm


36 posted on 02/14/2014 2:51:57 PM PST by Jeff Head
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m offended. I’m calling my lawyer. I’m a lesbian trapped in a mans body and they didn’t include me.


37 posted on 02/14/2014 3:15:52 PM PST by taillightchaser (I'm going to become a criminal so I can keep my guns.)
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To: bicyclerepair
Hell in a handbasket.

Waaaay too slow.

Think of the Winter Olympics for an analogy.

I'm not sure if Downhill Skiing or Bobsled is a better comparison.

Come to think of it, I believe we are in the same position as a Ski Jumper. We've traveled down that long slope, gaining speed. The "Sexual Revolution" of the late 60's & 70's was like hitting the ramp at the end.

Everyone yelled "Wheeeee!!!".

No one bothered to look where we are going to land.


38 posted on 02/14/2014 3:27:10 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: taillightchaser
I’m offended. I’m calling my lawyer. I’m a lesbian trapped in a mans body and they didn’t include me.

I'm offended too because I'm not sure if I'm a 'computer controlled robot' or a 'hologram' or some other test tube science project. They did not include me.

Like SarahBaracuda say's, our country is so messed up.

39 posted on 02/14/2014 4:08:24 PM PST by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar and Hates.........he just hates!)
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To: verga
LOL! Help! Help! I'm a lesbian trapped in a mans body!


40 posted on 02/14/2014 4:11:49 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Jeff Head

What about parrot gender? I remember reading once a story of a guy who was attracted to parrots LOL!


41 posted on 02/14/2014 4:13:15 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Jeff Head

You know what this is like? The music industry which is another thing destroyed by liberals. There use to be a few genres in music such as classical, jazz, blues, RnR, R&B, big band. Now they have classifications that go on forever, just 100s of them with a new one sprouting up every week it seems. How about just “good music”?? Same with sex - Gay or straight? But noooooooo, liberals have to classify down to the last freakin’ atom because of their freakin’ obsession with control.


42 posted on 02/14/2014 4:19:06 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Jeff Head

Wow.


43 posted on 02/14/2014 4:27:23 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Jeff Head
I have no idea what the hell most of these categories are supposed to mean!

Question: Is "Bigender" pronounced "Bi-Gender" (meaning "swings both ways") or is it pronounced "Big-Ender" (meaning "Fat Ass")?

44 posted on 02/14/2014 4:40:55 PM PST by GreenHornet
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To: Jeff Head
IMHO, people who seriuosly have to go to these lengths to somehow define themselves have already gone over the edge psychologically, and are in free fall.

Genesis 1:27 God created mankind in his image; in the image of God he created them; male and female* he created them.

I think this pretty much sums it up nicely. BTW what is "Cis"?

45 posted on 02/14/2014 4:59:35 PM PST by verga
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To: GreenHornet

Color me stupid, WTF is “Cis”?


46 posted on 02/14/2014 5:01:47 PM PST by verga
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To: SeekAndFind

Chris Plante (WMAL WASHDC) went over this today and said they left off

Retro Sexual....he wanted to have Sex like in the 50’s as long as Don Drapers wife was available (Not really sure he didn’t mean Joan as he mentioned he liked how she filled out her dresses)

He also asked if ‘YOU called me to say I am being judgmental, aren’t you being judgmental’?


47 posted on 02/14/2014 5:12:51 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --When you have them by the short hairs, the minds and hearts soon follow.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I just checked my facebook, and they have a “custom” option, but it lets me type in anything I want. I’m not sure if this is a change, or what.


48 posted on 02/14/2014 7:16:32 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: verga

RE: Color me stupid, WTF is “Cis”?

Cis male stands for “male with a male gender identity”, cis female for “female with a female gender identity”, analogically cis man and cis woman, as well as cissexism and cissexual assumption.

See here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cisgender


49 posted on 02/14/2014 7:25:46 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: verga

RE: BTW what is “Cis”?

Cis male stands for “male with a male gender identity”, cis female for “female with a female gender identity”, analogically cis man and cis woman, as well as cissexism and cissexual assumption.

See here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cisgender


50 posted on 02/14/2014 7:26:28 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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