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Tinder India offers 23 new gender identities

by Futures Centre, Nov 18
1 minute read

The dating app Tinder, which entered the Indian market in 2016, has added 23 new gender identities for Indian users to add to their profiles.  To select the 23 gender options, the company gathered an advisory panel of LGBTQ members from the Humsafar Trust in addition to a gay rights activist named Parmesh Shahani.  The gender options include: agender, androgynous, bigender, gender fluid, gender nonconforming, gender questioning, genderqueer, non-binary, female to male, male to female, other, pangender, trans, trans man, trans person, trans woman, transfeminine, transgender, transmasculine, transsexual, hijra, intersex, kothi. Click here for the list of gender identity options with explanations by Humsafar Trust and Tinder.

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