Twitter removes policy against misgendering trans people without announcement

  • Twitter updated its content moderation guidelines, removing the policy that prohibited the targeted deadnaming or misgendering of transgender people.
  • This policy was enacted in 2018 and stated that it violated Twitter’s rules to repeatedly and purposefully call a transgender person by the wrong name or pronouns.
  • The change was spotted by GLAAD and was made without any announcement.


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