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Since it's conception, social networking site Facebook has only allowed users to choose between 2 genders: male and female. However, this week, they changed that by adding over 50 new gender options. Cristen Conger is here for DNews this week to talk to you about the difference between the difference between sex and gender.

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How Many People Are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender?
http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Gates-How-Many-People-LGBT-Apr-2011.pdf
"Increasing numbers of population-based surveys in the United States and across the world include questions that allow for an estimate of the size of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population."

Here Are All the Different Genders You Can Be on Facebook
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/02/13/facebook_custom_gender_options_here_are_all_56_custom_options.html
"Facebook on Thursday added more than 50 custom gender options for users who don't identify simply as 'male' or 'female.'"

Which Facebook Gender Are You? What Social Network's FIFTY New Different Genders To Choose From Actually MEAN
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2558768/APNewsBreak-New-gender-options-Facebook-users.html
"Facebook has completely revamped its gender settings to allow for options other than just male or female. The feature is designed to help transgender users of the site, and now has 50 options, including 'cisgender,' 'transgender' and 'intersex'. The site has also updated its setting to allow users to select a neutral pronoun referring to them as they, their or them."

Follow Cristen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CristenConger
Watch Cristen on 'Stuff Mom Never Told You': http://www.youtube.com/user/StuffMomNeverToldYou/

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Short Men vs. Tall Women
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkAABAvtY4s
TestTube Wild Card
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-462-cool-sound-waves?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT
What Your FB "Likes" Say About You
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SNeQXWn3xk

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