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Apple adopts the latest emoji including a pregnant MAN

From a pregnant man to a biting lip, the 37 new emojis coming to iPhones have finally been revealed.

Apple’s proprietary designs for the new emojis are already available in a beta test of the iOS 15.4 software update released Thursday, ahead of its full spring release.

The pregnant man and the pregnant recognize that “pregnancy is possible for some transgender men and non-binary people,” said Emojipedia, part of the California-based Unicode Consortium, the central bank of all approved emoji.

But the two new pregnant emojis could also potentially be used as “an ironic way to show a food baby,” a very full stomach caused by eating a large meal.

iOS 15.4 also includes seven brand new smiley emojis, including Melting Face, Dotted Line Face, Face Holding Back Tears, and Face with Diagonal Mouth.

Other additions include a motorcycle tire, slide, disco ball, troll with a club, coral, kidney beans and a low battery.

Companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft are applying stylized versions of the consortium's designs to their own operating systems.  These are Apple's own emoji versions for Person in Crown, Pregnant Person and Pregnant Man, available in the iOS 15.4 update

Companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft are applying stylized versions of the consortium’s designs to their own operating systems. These are Apple’s own emoji versions for Person with Crown, Pregnant Person, and Pregnant Man, available in the iOS 15.4 update, which will be released in full this spring

New emojis have arrived on iOS as part of the first iOS 15.4 beta.  These include a melting face, a pregnant man, a mirror disco ball, and multiracial handshake emojis.

New emojis have arrived on iOS as part of the first iOS 15.4 beta.  These include a melting face, a pregnant man, a mirror disco ball, and multiracial handshake emojis.

New emojis have arrived on iOS as part of the first iOS 15.4 beta. These include a melting face, a pregnant man, a mirror disco ball, and multiracial handshake emojis.

EMOJI VERSION 14.0 HIGHLIGHTS

– Pregnant man

– Pregnant person

– Troll

– Coral

– Nest with eggs

– Mirror ball

– Low battery

– X-ray

– Bubbles

The Unicode Consortium officially signed the candidates for the next emoji release, version 14.0, last September.

But companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft are applying stylized versions of the consortium’s designs to their own operating systems.

Apple’s were unveiled by Emojipedia in a blog post published on Thursday, the same day iOS 15.4 arrived in beta.

Beta testing means that a small group of people can use a product in a a to discover any bugs or issues before a general release.

“Since 2019, vendors have made significant efforts to offer all people emojis with three different gender variants – a ‘male’, a ‘female’ and a non-gender ‘person,'” Keith Broni said on Emojipedia.

“This latest beta update from Apple continues this trend by adding two new gender-neutral human emojis in the form of Person with Crown and Pregnant Person, as well as adding a new Pregnant Man emoji.”

After some controversy in September when emoji candidates for version 14.0 were officially signed, Jane Solomon, Emojipedia’s “senior emoji lexicographer,” wrote a blog post titled ‘Why is there a pregnant man emoji?’

Apple adopts the latest emoji including a pregnant MAN

Apple adopts the latest emoji including a pregnant MAN

These are Emojipedia’s own versions of the emoji that are part of “version 14.0,” unveiled in July 2021 and officially approved in September. Note the original versions of Pregnant Man (center, dressed in red) and Pregnant Man, which Apple modified for its own operating system

“The new pregnancy options can be used for representation by trans men, non-binary people or women with short hair, although of course the use of these emojis is not limited to these groups,” she said.

‘Men can be pregnant. This applies to the real world (e.g. trans men) and to fictional universes (e.g. Arnold Schwarzenegger in [1994 film] “Junior”.

‘People of any gender can also be pregnant. Now there are emojis to represent this.”

Guidelines to use the term “pregnant person” rather than “pregnant woman” – as issued by the British Medical Association in 2017, in an effort to recognize trans and non-binary people – were called “an insult to women” at the time. .

Emojipedia states that men get pregnant in both real life and fiction, citing the movie as an example

Emojipedia states that men get pregnant in both real life and fiction, citing the movie as an example

Emojipedia states that men get pregnant in both real life and fiction, citing the movie as an example

From left to right, Danny Devito, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emma Thompson appear in the 1994 film 'Junior'

From left to right, Danny Devito, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emma Thompson appear in the 1994 film 'Junior'

From left to right, Danny Devito, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emma Thompson appear in the 1994 film ‘Junior’

The new emoji update also includes seven brand new hand gesture emojis, each of which supports skin tone modifiers.

These are referred to as right hand, left hand, palm down, palm up, hand with index finger and thumb crossed, index finger pointing at the viewer and heart hands.

Also in version 14.0 are seven brand new smiley emojis – the largest number since the iOS 11.1 update of 2017.

These are melting face, face with open eyes and hand over mouth, face with peeping eye, saluting face, dotted face, face with diagonal mouth and face that holds back tears.

Top row: Hand to the right, Hand to the left, Palm down, Palm up.  Bottom row: hand with index finger and thumb crossed, index finger pointing at the viewer, heart hands

Top row: Hand to the right, Hand to the left, Palm down, Palm up.  Bottom row: hand with index finger and thumb crossed, index finger pointing at the viewer, heart hands

Top row: Hand to the right, Hand to the left, Palm down, Palm up. Bottom row: hand with index finger and thumb crossed, index finger pointing at the viewer, heart hands

From left, greeting face, melting face, face with open eyes and hand over mouth, face with peeping eye, dotted line face, face with diagonal mouth and face holding back tears

From left, greeting face, melting face, face with open eyes and hand over mouth, face with peeping eye, dotted line face, face with diagonal mouth and face holding back tears

From left, greeting face, melting face, face with open eyes and hand over mouth, face with peeping eye, dotted line face, face with diagonal mouth and face holding back tears

Apple hasn’t announced a date for the full release of iOS 15.4 yet, but it will likely be in March or April, after at least a month of beta testing in February.

Other iOS 15.4 updates include the option to unlock your iPhone while wearing a mask, vaccination records in the Health app, and an Apple Card widget in the Today view.

As for people who have Android phones, these new emoji are available with Android 12L, slated for release in March.

Android, developed by a consortium of developers called the Open Handset Alliance and commercially sponsored by Google, already has its own versions of the new emoji on Emojipedia’s website.

VERSION 14.0: THE 37 NEW EMOJIA

– Melting face

– Face with open eyes and hand over mouth

– Face with peeking eye

– Greeting face

– Dotted line face

– Face with diagonal mouth

– Face that holds back tears

– Hand to the right

– Left-handed

– Palm down

– Palm up

– Hand with index finger and thumb crossed

– Index pointing at the viewer

– Heart Hands

– Lip biting

– Person with crown

– ID card

– Heavy equals sign

– Pregnant man

– Pregnant person

– Troll

– Coral

– Lotus

– Empty nest

– Nest with eggs

– Beans

– Pouring liquid

– Can

– Playground slide

– Wheel

– Ring buoy

– hamsa

– Mirror ball

– Low battery

– stool

– X-ray

– Bubbles

These 37 emoji together make up ‘Unicode Version 14.0’ and can all be viewed on the special page on the Emojipedia website.

Emoji version 14.0, with the 37 emoji and the many variations, are also mentioned.

“The distinction between Unicode 14.0 and Emoji 14.0 is that the latter contains sequences in which two or more code points can be combined to display a single emoji,” said Keith Broni of Emojipedia.