Gender symbol

A gender symbol is a symbol used to denote the sex of a life form or the gender of a human being.

Their origins

All the gender symbols are derived from astronomical symbols. The symbols were first used to donote the gender of plants by Carl Linnaeus in 1751.

Standard gender symbols

Other gender symbols in Unicode (Unicode 4.1+ required):

See them all at www.decodeunicode.org/w3.php?nodeId=70064&page=1&lang=2&zoom=&prop=

See also

Index: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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