How to set your pronouns on Medium

You can now set your pronouns on your account on Medium. The pronouns will appear next to your name on your profile and any response you leave on a story. They will also be present in the user hover card that appears on desktop web when a user hovers over your name.

Desktop iOS & Android
  1. On your homepage, click on   your profile picture.
  2. In the menu, click Profile.
  3. Click Edit profile on the right side.
  4. Underneath the Name field, you’ll see an optional Pronouns field. Click into that field and start typing your pronoun. Hit Enter to add a pronoun.
  5. Once you’ve added all your pronouns, be sure to save your settings by clicking the green Save button.

After you save your pronouns, you can go back to your profile page and you should see them there. If you don’t, go back to your Settings to make sure they are saved.

  • You can select up to 4 pronouns to add to your account.
  • Currently available pronouns: HE, HER, HIM, IT, SHE, THEM, THEY, XE, XEM, XER, ZE, ZEM, ZIM.

If you don’t see your pronouns, please use this form to submit them. We will periodically be adding additional pronouns to our system.

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