Facebook adds civil unions option to profiles

Feb 17, 2011

(AP) -- Facebook on Thursday added civil unions and domestic partnerships to the list of relationships that its users can pick from to best describe their romantic status.

The world's largest online social network also gives its users the option to list themselves as single, married, in an open or "it's complicated," among others.

The option for civil unions or domestic partnerships is only available to users in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., France and Australia, said the nonprofit Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, which has been among the groups working with Facebook to add the options.

Facebook said it is rolling out the feature in countries where users asked for it.

"We will monitor user reaction and requests, and assess how to move forward with the rollout based on how this is going, and respond," said Facebook spokesman Andrew Noyes in an e-mail statement.

Facebook has well over 500 million users. About 70 percent of them live outside of the U.S.

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Quantum_Conundrum
1 / 5 (2) Feb 17, 2011
Riiight, because everything is an oppinion, there couldn't actually be "truth" or a real definition of right or wrong.

Un-natural affections are perfectly natural.

Of course, this is just a sellout move because he figures he can make more money this way. Now decent people will be exposed to even more social engineering regarding faggots, as if these perversions aren't "normalized" enough on television.
Noidea
1 / 5 (2) Feb 17, 2011
Decent people? Have you read your own comment Quantum_Conundrum?

Un-natural? I think you need to read up on (high-school) biology.
Quantum_Conundrum
1 / 5 (2) Feb 17, 2011
LoL.

idjits, 'cause being gay really helps fags propagate their genes. High school biology indeed.
Noidea
1 / 5 (2) Feb 18, 2011
I assume you think sterile woman are vile too, going by your logic?
Quantum_Conundrum
not rated yet Feb 18, 2011
I assume you think sterile woman are vile too, going by your logic?


No, because sterile women didn't chose that.

Fags chose to be fags.
Noidea
not rated yet Feb 18, 2011
Why would you choose to be like that? What's the advantage.

Homosexuality is present in a lot of animals species, it's not exclusive to humans you know (a high school biology book would teach you that).

It's not the 1920s any-more, live with it.

Why does it matter to you anyway?