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“This has been a highly requested feature from users… We want to provide options for people to genuinely and authentically reflect their relationships on Facebook.”
Huffington Post quoting Andrew Noyes of Facebook about the addition of two new choices for “Relationship Status.” The world’s largest social network now allows users to choose “In a civil union” or “In a domestic partnership.” (CNET)
“Today, Facebook sent a clear message in support of gay and lesbian couples to users across the globe…. By acknowledging the relationships of countless loving and committed same-sex couples in the U.S. and abroad, Facebook has set a new standard of inclusion for social media.”
GLAAD’s Jarrett Barios , remarking on Facebook’s expansion of relationships to include domestic partnerships and civil unions. (GLAAD)
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