The latest Apple iOS software update added a host of new emojis, including gender-neutral emojis for human and fantasy characters. In addition to acknowledging that society is evolving, the new additions let Apple device owners express themselves in ways they couldn’t before.
Importantly, the gender-neutral emoji additions allow individuals who consider themselves nonbinary to represent themselves during conversation. For people who identify as genderfluid, intersexed, or transgendered, the emojis are also a breathe of fresh air.
Finally, the new emojis acknowledge that not all female or male-identifying people present in a predictable, traditional, or uniform way. [Read more…] about Latest Apple iOS Update Includes Gender Neutral Emojis for Nearly All Human Emojis