June is Pride month. As a part of the annual celebrations, companies are rolling out products and features that mark their solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community. For instance, Google recently announced that Google Maps and Google Search will show gender-neutral washrooms in the US. Similarly, Xbox is marking the month by providing its game with a transgender character, Tell Me Why, free to all users on Xbox gaming consoles, Microsoft Store and Steam for the month of June. Similarly, Apple has launched an Apple Watch Pride Edition band and dynamic watch face Pride Edition Braided Solo Loop, Pride watch face, and Pride Edition Nike Sport Loop to mark the event.
These features, as we mentioned before, are aimed at supporting the LGBTQIA+ community.
Also, apps like Instagram and LinkedIn have already rolled out features on their platforms that enable users to add personal pronouns to their profile such that it is visible to all their followers or in the case of LinkedIn, their connections. If you want to add a personal profile to your Instagram profile, here are the steps that you need to follow.
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How to add a personal pronoun to your LinkedIn profile:
Step 1: Open your LinkedIn profile.
Step 2: Now click on your profile image.
Step 3: Next, click on the Edit button in the upper-right corner of your profile page.
Step 4: Click on ‘Add former name’ to add your maiden name or any name by which people may have known you in the past.
Step 5: Click on ‘Visible to your Connections’ to make this name known to all your connections.
Step 6: Now click on the drop-down arrow in the Pronouns section.
Step 7: Choose from She/Her, He/Him, They/Them option. Alternatively, you can click on the Custom option to add a pronoun that is not listed by LinkedIn.
Step 8: Now click on the ‘Visible’ button to make your pronouns visible to everyone in your connection.
Step 9: Lastly, click on the ‘Save’ button to save the changes and see your personal pronoun being reflected on your LinkedIn profile.