Gender Symbols & Alt and HTML Codes

Gender symbol represents biological sex or a sociological gender. Originally these symbols came from the planets - Venus for female and Mars for male. Female symbol The Venus symbol Depicts the hand mirror or distaff of the Roman goddess of love. Alchemical symbol for copper.

The Mars symbol depicts the shield and spear of the Roman god of war. Alchemical symbol for iron. There are versions of symbols the male and female gender combined, which represent pride for a variety of sexual orientations. For instance, a figure with two linked male symbols represents gay men, a character with the wearer’s gender placed between a male and a female symbol represents bisexuality.

How to use and type Gender symbol code?

  • If your keyboard contains separate NumPad, you should be sure that it is enabled. If it is not, press the Num Lock key to activate it then press hold down the Alt key on the left side. Type the number that represents that character or the symbol you want to insert and then release the insert key.
  • For example, for the greek letter omega Ω press and hold Alt and the type 0234 and then release.
  • There is another method that works only for word documents. In this method, you should type the characters first then press Alt and X. For example ( 0234 + Alt + X for greek letter omega ).
  • If you have a keyboard that doesn't have NumPad here is what will work for you. Find the Function key ( FN ) then presses and hold the function key while holding press and release Num LK key; then release FN key. This method will activate the numeric keypad in your laptop.
  • Then do the same steps as in the previous example.
  • Notice that in IBM code you don't use 0 (Alt + 255 ) before the code which is different from the windows generator that requires to add 0 (Alt + 0255 ) before the code.

Table of Symbols and Codes

Symbol Title / Description Code / HTML Code
Male With Stroke And Male And Female #9895;
Interlocked Female And Male Symbol #9892;
Female Symbol alt code 12
Male and Female Symbol #9893;
Male Symbol alt code 11
Doubled Male Symbol #9891;
Male With Stroke Symbol #9894;
Vertical Male With Stroke Symbol #9896;
Horizontal Male With Stroke Symbol #9897;
Doubled Female Symbol #9890;

Something doesn't work?

  • The Num lock should always be enabled. If it is disabled when you are attempting an alt code, it may cause errors or unexpected results in some applications. For example, Alt+4 could be interpreted as Alt +, ← which causes the browser to go back if the Num lock is disabled.
  • If your laptop keyboard doesn't have a separate NumPad, you should hold FN button with Alt button while typing the code.
  • This method does not work for Linux system, but it is possible to use Unicode.

Other Miscellaneous Symbols

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