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Twitter is incorrectly guessing the gender of trans users — and they aren’t having it
July 14, 2017 9:15 am|Comments (0)

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Transgender Twitter users aren’t here for the platform’s gendered assumptions. And they sure aren’t hesitating to make that known.

Here’s the deal: Twitter released a new set of tools on May 17 which allow users to see and control the data advertisers use to target ads on the social media platform. While the move was a clear effort to increase transparency and trust between users and the social media machine, the actual data Twitter has collected is giving many users pause. 

Notably, many trans and gender-nonconforming users are troubled that Twitter has been guessing the gender of users based on the gender most strongly associated with a user’s “profile and activity.”  Read more…

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Meet Buck-OFF: The First Sex Toy For Trans Men
November 26, 2016 9:55 am|Comments (0)

A trans activist and artist has spent years working to build a sex toy that’s specifically tailored for transmen. Finally, its arrival has come.


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