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rotating your gender

2024-05-13 19:38:04.246572+02 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

mhoye @mhoye@mastodon.social

@yhancik @darius The old thinking was that you should be rotating your gender every 90 days for security reasons but that’s proven to be an ineffective approach. Modern best practices are to use a unique and complex gender for every interaction, to avoid repetition and store them in a secure gender manager. This makes it easier to change genders when one relationship is compromised, and protects you against gender-stuffing attacks.

Seems like this is kinda related to "don't use biometrics for identity" thing.

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#Comment Re: rotating your gender made: 2024-05-13 21:09:01.455825+02 by: meuon

The "unique and complex gender for every interaction" phrase struck a button. I think we do. It's subtle but it happens. I'm very "cis/straight/hetero" but I have a different facet of that depending whom I am interacting with. I notice it most when hanging with some "flame on and fun about it" friends.

We are often a mirror of whom we are interacting with. Sometimes a carnival mirror...

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