Gender Options

I just found this site the other day and I love it. It's absolutely addicting. But my one problem with it is the "gender" field when I signed up.

See, I'm transgendered, and I didn't feel like I could in good conscience choose either option. Because I had to, I chose the one corresponding to my biological sex, but I felt somewhat excluded and invalidated.

I'd appreciate it a lot if this site could be made more inclusive to those of us with non-binary gender identities. Including an "Other" choice would be perfect, and/or you could make the question optional.

Thanks.

LoneTread LoneTread
18-21, T
6 Responses Jul 20, 2007

i agree, as i've posted in a few other places.

I think they definitely should expand the gender options. I'm surprised it hasn't been done by now...

I agree with the proposal that "gender" question should be dropped. Or do you mean "sex"? Even then, there should be a middle option - at least!

I thought the same thing! I noticed you commented on my story, so I wanted to comment on yours.<br />
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I really hate that most places only have 2 genders to choose from. My gender identity just happens to match my physical gender, but that doesn't happen to everyone. It must be frustrating that people want to make you fit into a black or white category, when there really is a lot of grey area too!

Yeah that would be nice, the EP person there didn't seem to be too concerned. They should certainly accomodate your request, I'm sure there's others out there who have had the same problem you have.

Thank you for sharing your comments.