Transgender flag emoji — brief info and current status

Earlier this year, a group I am lucky enough to belong to submitted an official proposal to the Unicode Consortium regarding the inclusion of a transgender flag emoji. Aside from yours truly; a software development consultant based in Berlin, the group includes among others Ted Eytan MD of Washington DC, Tea Uglow; creative director at … Continue reading Transgender flag emoji — brief info and current status

How do you gender your users and customers?

For an Anglophone person (a person who primarily uses English), gendering does not sound like a hard issue to deal with. Pronoun use may be a concern, but those can be bypassed easily. However, many other languages are overly gendered compared to English, so pronouns are a much lesser concern. As an example, nouns and … Continue reading How do you gender your users and customers?