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Facebook adds 50 new gender terms, as well as preferred pronoun choices, to social media site
New York Daily News ^ | Thursday, February 13, 2014, 1:46 PM | AP

Posted on 02/17/2014 11:55:03 AM PST by lbryce

Original Title: Facebook adds 50 new gender terms, as well as preferred pronoun choices, to social media site

You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding 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.

Facebook said the changes, shared with The Associated Press before the launch on Thursday, initially cover the company’s 159 million monthly users in the U.S. and are aimed at giving people more choices in how they describe themselves, such as androgynous, bi-gender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual.

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America is embracing diversity in a whole new way. Categorizing your gender as either male or female is now socially anachronistic, so 00's.

Hey, America! Now you can customize your depravity in ways never thought possible taking the specialization that your individuality deserves to new levels of specie-ization.

Warning! What you are about to read in he following paragraph may put you at risk for stroke, similar health hazard from laughing beyond your capacity to survive.

FTA
There’s going to be a lot of people for whom this is going to mean nothing, but for the few it does impact, it means the world,” said Facebook software engineer Brielle Harrison, who worked on the project and is herself undergoing gender transformation, from male to female. On Thursday, while watchdogging the software for any problems, she said she was also changing her Facebook identity from Female to TransWoman.

TransWoman!!!

LOL LOL LOL BUWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

The TransWoman Rallying Call
I am TransWoman hear me roar,
in numbers too big to ignore!

It's too bad they don't list all fifty possibilities because I really need a good laugh!!

I am sure some version thereof of sodomite, pedophile, I heard fudgepacker is definitely a yes, I think and the article does list androgynous, bi-gender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual.

I just can't wait to hear the rest of the names just knowing TransWoman is one of the fifty.

I did call Facebook Department of Sexual Genders and wanted to know if plain old fa**ot would be okay and got a terse no comment.

1 posted on 02/17/2014 11:55:03 AM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

We should DEMAND that they add 50 more terms for straight folks as well!

Straight n’ Great

Unbendable

Will not bend for a friend

etc etc....


2 posted on 02/17/2014 11:57:23 AM PST by GraceG
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To: lbryce; shibumi

I’m updating my status to “gender-fluid androgyne”.

[has a nice shapeshifting ring to it]

:)


3 posted on 02/17/2014 11:59:53 AM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: GraceG

LOL


4 posted on 02/17/2014 12:00:09 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: lbryce

First rock & roll music, then movies, then network TV, and now Facebook all working to corrupt the American family and our identity.

Don’t be surprised if very soon in schools and the government also recognizes each of these gender terms complicating the US Census forms and making if difficult to find the right public bathroom.


5 posted on 02/17/2014 12:01:38 PM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: lbryce

bttt


6 posted on 02/17/2014 12:02:23 PM PST by expatguy (Donate to "An American Expat in SE Asia")
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To: lbryce

I didn’t see the one that says, ‘Woman with husband who used to be President and has his way with other women so I can’t reveal my gender term or I will not get elected President’ too.


7 posted on 02/17/2014 12:05:15 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: lbryce

Fifty Shades of Gay.


8 posted on 02/17/2014 12:05:44 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (There must be fifty ways to cleave your lover.)
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To: lbryce
Facebook adds 50 new gender terms, as well as preferred pronoun choices, to social media site

Oh, the horror.
10 posted on 02/17/2014 12:07:45 PM PST by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

50 Different gender descriptions?????

I know about the “LGBT” peoples, but that’s only 4. Add in regular male and female, and we are up to 6. There are 44 other possibilities? Who knew?

I bet you have to be liberal for any of this to make sense.


11 posted on 02/17/2014 12:13:26 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Oliviaforever
Don’t be surprised if very soon in schools and the government also recognizes each of these gender terms complicating the US Census forms and making if difficult to find the right public bathroom.

Just check 'all of the above'.

12 posted on 02/17/2014 12:14:04 PM PST by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

They’re sooooo creative!! /s


13 posted on 02/17/2014 12:16:26 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“50 Different gender descriptions?????

I know about the “LGBT” peoples, but that’s only 4. Add in regular male and female, and we are up to 6. There are 44 other possibilities? Who knew?

I bet you have to be liberal for any of this to make sense.”

Hey, there are 57 states, so...


14 posted on 02/17/2014 12:18:24 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: lbryce

My son picked Gender Fluid because “Sometimes I feel like a man and sometimes I feel a woman”.

I need to have a long talk with that boy.


15 posted on 02/17/2014 12:19:04 PM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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16 posted on 02/17/2014 12:20:37 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: AppyPappy

Just think, you can go into construction to build the 48 more bathrooms that will soon be required everywhere. Ca Ching!


17 posted on 02/17/2014 12:23:08 PM PST by AdSimp
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To: AppyPappy

“Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you dont.”

(Almond Joys got nuts, Mounds don’t)


18 posted on 02/17/2014 12:23:13 PM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Elections have consequences - NOW LOOK what we have to deal with...)
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To: lbryce

“sheit”?


19 posted on 02/17/2014 12:25:23 PM PST by moovova
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To: lbryce

I can see it now...”TransWoman Airlines- From here to maternity.”


20 posted on 02/17/2014 12:25:36 PM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Poofter
Rump Ranger
Turd Burglar...


21 posted on 02/17/2014 12:27:38 PM PST by digger48
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To: digger48

Butt Pilot...


22 posted on 02/17/2014 12:28:39 PM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: lbryce

There must be 50 ways to list your lover...................


23 posted on 02/17/2014 12:29:28 PM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Fifty Shades of Gay.

Nicely played.

24 posted on 02/17/2014 12:34:12 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: lbryce

Hey, just thought of one. How about “Trans-parent”


25 posted on 02/17/2014 12:34:31 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: lbryce

I’m really trying hard to find these 50 terms, weird can’t find them anywhere.


26 posted on 02/17/2014 12:34:46 PM PST by erod
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To: lbryce
What about this?

RELATED: JETER ANNOUNCES VIA FACEBOOK THAT '14 SEASON WILL BE HIS LAST'

I don't see how that is "related".

But then, I probably don't want to know.

27 posted on 02/17/2014 12:35:24 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: lbryce

How about just “human”?


28 posted on 02/17/2014 12:41:58 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (Go HAWKS!!!)
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To: Charles Henrickson
"50 Ways To Leave Confuse Your Lover"
29 posted on 02/17/2014 12:44:52 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: lbryce
Agender, Androgyne, Androgynous, Bigender, Cis, Cisgender, Cis Female, Cis Male, Cis Man, Cis Woman, 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*, Trans Female, Trans* Female, Trans Male, Trans* Male, Trans Man, Trans* Man, Trans Person, Trans* Person, Trans Woman, Trans* Woman, Transfeminine, Transgender, Transgender Female, Transgender Male, Transgender Man, Transgender Person, Transgender Woman, Transmasculine, Transsexual, Transsexual Female, Transsexual Male, Transsexual Man, Transsexual Person, Transsexual Woman, & Two-Spirit

This is according to http://abcnews.go.com/m/blogEntry?id=22504704&ref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bing.com%2Fsearch%3Fsetmkt%3Den-US%26q%3Dheres%2Ba%2Blist%2Bof%2B58

30 posted on 02/17/2014 1:09:22 PM PST by Drrdot (Ban murder, not guns)
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To: erod
It's probably not in place yet or is available now only when you sign up for a new account. I would try to sign up for a new account and see if you have any success. If not it will probably be some time until it's implemented.

But in actuality it's more than fifty names because it's described as 50 new gender terms as well as preferred pronoun choices, so it sounds like there will be more than fifty.

31 posted on 02/17/2014 1:10:02 PM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: erod

Post # 30 has the the complete list as reported in
http://abcnews.go.com/m/blogEntry?id=22504704&ref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bing.com%2Fsearch%3Fsetmkt%3Den-US%26q%3Dheres%2Ba%2Blist%2Bof%2B58

So, you might want to check out the link or post # 30.


32 posted on 02/17/2014 1:13:11 PM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: Drrdot
They forgot CisBoomBah == Non-gendered Cheerleader


33 posted on 02/17/2014 1:16:47 PM PST by mikrofon (a/k/a Most of the Media ;)
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To: lbryce

Anyone familiar with the communist manifesto should not be surprised here.

Two-spirit? WTH?


34 posted on 02/17/2014 1:21:28 PM PST by bicyclerepair (TERM LIMITS .......... TERM LIMITS .......... TERM LIMITS)
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To: erod
Here is the list from the link in post #30

The following are the 58 gender options identified by ABC News: Agender
Androgyne
Androgynous
Bigender
Cis
Cisgender
Cis Female
Cis Male
Cis Man
Cis Woman
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* Female
Trans Male
Trans* Male
Trans Man Trans* Man
Trans Person
Trans* Person
Trans Woman
Trans* Woman
Transfeminine
Transgender
Transgender Female
Transgender Male
Transgender Man
Transgender Person
Transgender Woman
Transmasculine
Transsexual
Transsexual Female Transsexual Male
Transsexual Man
Transsexual Person
Transsexual Woman
Two-Spirit

I also think that at least two more titles need to be added. OMG! with the exclamation point and WTF?with the question mark.

35 posted on 02/17/2014 1:26:20 PM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: lbryce

Gee, I thought it was XX or XY. Silly me! But just remember, WE are the anti-science ones!


36 posted on 02/17/2014 1:29:09 PM PST by Phillyred
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To: lbryce

unless they are something like “Are You Kidding Me?!?” or “Unbelievable” or “Seriously Requiring Professional Help” I won’t have any part legitimizing this idiocy.


37 posted on 02/17/2014 1:32:24 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: lbryce

Wow, I don’t know what half of those mean, when we get crap like this in mainstream culture I really hope Hesus come soon.


38 posted on 02/17/2014 1:36:43 PM PST by erod
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To: GraceG

Heterosexualists (those who are and/or endorse heterosexuality)

Phalactory Vagitarians

MOM and DAD

The Happy Couples (DEFINITELY NOT “GAY”!)

Those Who Know, Where Their Equipment, is Supposed to Go


39 posted on 02/17/2014 1:41:03 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Phillyred

Yes. But there’s no reason to be defensive about it. After all, science in their great capacity as arbiter of truth and justice in the world has determined that we are facing a meteorological disaster with Global Warming as the cause for the eventual catastrophe that will eventually destroy our way of life. Do you feel guilty about that? Absolutely not. So science certainly has neither the answers nor the credibility for what we need to know and in many cases science is as clueless and bankrupt as the last word and authority on everything, anything.


40 posted on 02/17/2014 1:41:19 PM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: erod

Hesus came by this morning. He trimmed my neighbor’s shrubs and blew the sidewalk clean.

I personally am waiting for Jesus, and I look up several times a day for Him.

:)


41 posted on 02/17/2014 1:42:41 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: lbryce

They did not include the gender with which I identify...I am going to call my lawyer and file a lawsuit accordingly. In this day and age, I cannot believe that my gender had been excluded from this so-called comprehensive list of 50+. I am insulted, outraged and I deserve recompense for my emotional pain and suffering.


42 posted on 02/17/2014 1:45:20 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: lbryce

Hey! They left off “Trans-fat”. The bigots!


43 posted on 02/17/2014 2:02:45 PM PST by techcor
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To: Secret Agent Man

Lol


44 posted on 02/17/2014 2:20:58 PM PST by erod
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To: lbryce

There are two sexes. Male and female. Not genders.


45 posted on 02/17/2014 2:24:22 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: erod

i aim to please :-)


46 posted on 02/17/2014 5:11:43 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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