Facebook Adds Civil Unions, Partners to Relationship Status Options

Setting aside "it’s complicated," the choices of "married," "engaged," "divorced," "separated," "widowed," and "single" don’t cover all the bases, especially for LGBTs. In response to the hodgepodge of relationship legal statuses that exists in America and around the world, Facebook has added two options to describe users’ relationships. Now uses can also choose from “in a civil union" and "in a domestic partnership” to add to their profiles in the U.S., Canada, France, the U.K., and Australia, starting today.
By: SheWired Editors
February 17 2011 1:27 PM
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