Facebook Announces New Custom Option for 50 Genders

The social networking site Facebook goes beyond the Male/ Female gender option and give us chance to identify themselves as a gender. Facebook announces a new custom gender option for its users. Here you will get 50 other options like Trans Female, Trans Male, Gay etc.

By announcing these changes, Facebook helps people to express their own identity in better ways.

Where will I get Custom option on Facebook?

  1. Go to your Timeline on Facebook or your profile.
  2. Click on update info.
  3. Click on Edit in Basic Information.
  4. Edit Gender.

Facebook Custom Gender

Apart from this, the users who select the custom option will get the ability to choose pronouns like she/her, he/her and for neutrals they/their. It will depend on you that what you would like to be preferred publicly.

Facebook gender

Facebook also made some changes in its privacy settings to let users control with whom they want to share their custom gender.

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