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New emoji for 2020 include beardless, ‘gender-neutral Santa’ coming to town

"Variations of existing emojis now approved for 2020 include a transgender flag, a woman or gender-inclusive person in a tuxedo, as well as a a mustachioed man wear wedding veils. New emoji release will feature more gender-inclusive designs later this year.


The transgender flag, women wearing tuxedos, bottle-feeding parents and a gender-neutral Santa are part of of the new 2020 emoji update from the Unicode Consortium, a nonprofit organization that sets the standards for emoji compatibility and releases new symbols.

They were proposed by Google, which also proposed the entirely new bottle-feeding emoji. The new set, which includes a total of 117 new pictograms, will be rolled out with the Emoji 13.0 release later this year.

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