The next major emoji update could include a pregnant man, according to a preview of the draft candidates for the next release.
The final list for the Emoji 14.0 update will get final approval in September 2021. The draft includes a pregnant man and pregnant “person,” which Emojipedia describes as “consistent gender options for pregnancy,” despite the fact that men, biologically, cannot become pregnant:
— Emojipedia 📅 (@Emojipedia) July 15, 2021
According to the outlet:
Pregnant Man and Pregnant Person are new, and recognize that pregnancy is possible for some transgender men and non-binary people. These are additions to the existing Pregnant Woman emoji. The above additions will mean that nearly all emojis can have default a gender neutral option, with choice to use a woman or man where relevant. A few