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Facebook expands gender options for user profiles

With the help of LGBT activist groups, the social network makes its gender labels more inclusive so people can be their "authentic self."

By February 13, 2014

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Facebook expands gender options beyond male and female

You now have 58 options to select from when letting Facebook know your gender. None of them are "None of your beeswax".

By February 13, 2014

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Gender Swap: A VR journey into someone else's body

A Spanish art collective combines the Oculus Rift head-mounted display with first-person cameras in a gender-bending attempt to promote tolerance and empathy.

By February 13, 2014

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Girls with Nerf guns: Toy retailer creates gender-swapped catalog

A Swedish toy catalog goes equal opportunity by handing boy toys to girls and vice versa. Why is this such a big deal?

By November 26, 2012

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Twitter predicts users' gender for targeted advertising

Are women about to get more promoted tweets for cosmetics, while men get power tools?

By October 25, 2012

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Consoles bridge gender gap on TV time

Although women are more likely to watch television, game consoles help close the gap for men and TV viewership.

By October 5, 2012

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Kleiner's Doerr denies gender discrimination allegations

Kleiner Perkins' powerful partner John Doerr issues a statement that refutes the claims in a junior partner's suit and defends his firm's commitment to diversity.

By May 30, 2012

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Partner sues Kleiner Perkins for gender discrimination

Venture capitalist Ellen Pao says she was retaliated against for rebuffing sexual advances from other partners.

By May 22, 2012

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Gender-bending Lego ad remixer mashes up ninjas, puppies

Finally, you can battle aliens and groom your Lego pony at the same time. The Gendered Lego Advertising Remixer lets you mix audio and video from different boys and girls' Lego ads.

By April 2, 2012

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Should phones be gender-neutral?

This pretty, shiny smartphone makes us wonder if girly phones are condescending.

By September 26, 2011