Facebook lets users customize their gender preferences

Created: 02/14/2014 6:34 AM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

Social media giant Facebook is now out with a customizable option featuring 50 different terms that people can use to identify their gender.

Along with the traditional male and female, there are now TransMale, Neutral, Androgynous, and Genderqueer. As people got wind of the Facebook change yesterday, the site was flooded with people who jumped at the chance to express their preferences more accurately or more vaguely, depending on the choice.

Facebook says the changes will first cover the company's 159 million monthly users in the U.S. 

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