San Francisco, CA June 4, 2016
My Gender Is Emoji Pizza Unicorn: How I Shipped Expanded Gender Options at Pinterest

Every time I have to check the "Male" or "Female" boxes, it feels :poop emoji:. Today, Pinterest is the only big social platform that offers expanded gender options on signup. By building and shipping expanded gender options, I learned how to convince folks that gender options in product matter, how to get time and resourcing for social justice projects at work, and how to measure the success of a feature that only a small portion of users interact with.