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Including name change for transgender person in genealogy

The ethical way to proceed is to ask living persons their consent before adding them to a work of genealogy. Just as you wouldn't use a living person's DNA sample without explaining the purpose for ...
Jan Murphy's user avatar
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Properly displaying the gender of a nonbinary individual in Gramps

The Gramps Wiki includes the page: GEPS 027: Gender as an Entry Field. It address the exact issue you are bringing up with Gramps, i.e. that the categories of Female, Male and Unknown do not allow ...
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Encoding Surnames with Gender Variations (Greek, Czech, Russian, etc) in Gramps?

In my family database, many surnames have variant spellings. I use metaphone (which strips vowels and substitutes some consonants) to group related surnames. I had to create a custom-field for this, ...
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Encoding Surnames with Gender Variations (Greek, Czech, Russian, etc) in Gramps?

Each name in Gramps can have an associated "Group as name", "Sort as name", and "Display as name" when listing, sorting, and displaying, respectively. However, I don't think any of those are used for ...
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Properly displaying the gender of a nonbinary individual in Gramps

I don't think it is possible right now. You can make a feature request to the developers by going there: https://gramps-project.org/bugs/my_view_page.php
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How should I record sex change/gender reassignment?

Sex and gender are actually not totally binary so the apps that don't allow anything else are outdated. There is also a privacy concern and respect issue in how you record information about a ...
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