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I have a principled stance on incorporating information about gender in structured data: I do not think it should be added without a person’s permission, or without considering how the person would want it presented. I strongly believe that Wikidata’s P21 (sex or gender) property is a property that may violate the privacy of living people. One of my deepest frustrations about this in Wikidata is the prevalence of people and bots that add P21 statements by making strong assumptions based on a person’s given name. I have written and presented a lot about knowledge organization, autonomy, and liberation, and as such, I ask you to respect my privacy and not include this information.