Twitter Bans ‘Misgendering’ and ‘Deadnaming’ Transgender People

Social media website Twitter has banned the actions of “misgendering” or “deadnaming” transgender users in an effort to stem what it calls “anti-trans abuse,” as part of its updated “hateful conduct” policy. The platform vows to permanently suspend users who “regularly” violate the policy.

Transgender, intergender, LGBT -- the vocabulary of gender identity is evolving as the old