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These new feminist emojis are coming to your phone


Smartphones are about to celebrate gender equality in a unique way: feminist emojis.

The Unicode Emoji Subcommittee (yes, that's a thing) agreed to add 11 new emojis that Google designers created to push for gender equality.

There will now be 11 new professional emojis for women (with options for men as well) in various skin tones. That means there will soon be about 100 new combinations to highlight the diversity of women's careers.

The Google designers created the emojis to protest the slight gender bias on smartphones.

Without further ado, here is a sneak peak at the new gender equality emojis:

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Christina Buff

Christina is a freelance writer from a tiny town in Southern Maryland who just can't seem to figure out whether others are being sarcastic or not. She has a degree in business communication, with a focus in writing, from Stevenson University, and has written things for Severna Park Voice, Maryland Film Festival, The Villager, and Hello Giggles. Follow her on twitter @tinaBUFF where she constantly overthinks her tweets, or read her medley of musings at touchinfinity.wordpress.com.

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