trigger warnings: i take accountability for the fact that i have not done tws in the past. i will from now on be conscious of putting "tw: [content that may be triggering]" before posts that i think need that. i will also put those into the tags for use w/ things like savior. please let me know a preferred system for you/tw's that i do not do that you need and/or want.
This is kind of complicated to explain, so I shall try my best.
It’s easiest to do this on Firefox or Safari- for Safari, you’ll need to turn the developer’s option on (by going to preferences, then advanced options, then checking the box at the bottom). For Firefox, you need to download firebug.
Go on to ‘Edit my Profile’ and right-click on the gender field, and select ‘Inspect Element’.
A new window will open with a bunch of coding. Right-click on the line that is highlighted, and select ‘Edit as html’.
I had female selected on my facebook, so I then copied the ‘<option value=”2”>Male</option>’ section of the code, and pasted it straight after itself.
In this new pasted section, change the ‘2’ to a ‘0’, and change ‘Male’ to whatever you want (it doesn’t matter what you change it to because it will just come up as Select Gender’).
After this, exit the Inspect Element window, select this new gender field, and save the profile changes. It should come up with ‘Select gender’, and facebook will use they/their etc as pronouns.
Any problems, don’t hesitate to ask.
I took great advantage in this, very happy!
just did this on facebook. downloaded safari for free from the mac website and it was pretty simple. hope this helps
didn’t work for me but hopefully it does for other folx. tried firefox, chrome, and mozilla… there are slight differences for each of those, google searching for the specific browser brings up the nuances.