I love Discord's commitment to inclusivity and want to suggest official settings for pronoun display. High visibility and normalization of displaying pronouns makes all non-binary and trans community members feel more welcome.
What are the feature details?
- Allows for multiple pronouns
- Can be ordered for personal preference
- Toggle included for display on all servers (default off)
- Server toggle for displaying pronouns
- Free text entry for ALL pronouns
- Can be reported for inappropriate content to the Trust & Safety team
There will not be a perfect solution to pronoun displays. Currently servers I participate or run use nicknames and roles for pronouns, and it is far from ideal. Those solutions don't look clean and break's Discord style.
The biggest issue will be moderation. The wide gamut of gender diversity means that neopronouns may be new, but must be allowed. Having a diverse non-binary and trans moderation team consult on this approach is essential.
Currently, Discord is a very accepting platform, but there are still steps to take. What I've suggested here is much more elegant than the situations users currently have. This style of approach must be encouraged. Iterating on the idea is very welcome and I accept that my knowledge in this area is not perfect as someone who is cisgender.
Thank you, and please leave feedback and a vote to boost the visibility.
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