Some font may render it as circle with plus inside. The male and female usage came later. There's no separate character for Venus.
When a symbol has multiple uses, and none is outstanding, typically Unicode name the character descriptively, by the shape of the character, or generally without particular meaning. Not transgender, not pansexual.
I'm not sure why there are 3 versions of the same sign that only differ in orientation. Unicode typically don't do that, except for arrows. In giving a name to these symbols on this page for purposes of sex and sexual preference and relations, I try to give all possible uses. You can find out the name Unicode assigns to a character by hovering mouse over the character.
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A common symbol used to represent the male sex is the Mars symbol >, a circle with an arrow pointing northeast. The Unicode symbol is: U+ > MALE SIGN (HTML Alt codes: Alt+11) The symbol is identical to the planetary symbol of Mars. It was .
Eastern Illinois University. Archived from the original on 12 February Double interlocking female symbols are often been used [sic] to symbolize lesbianism, but some feminists have instead used the double female symbols to represent sisterhood among women and three interlocking female symbols to denote lesbianism.
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May 10, >? Male Sign. A circle shown with a diagonal arrow pointing out the top-right, used as a representation for men. Male Sign was approved as part of Unicode . Male sign ♂ is a symbol for masculine gender. It's sort of a full name full of Greek pathos is The Spear and Shield of Mars. Beside gender it's also used as an astrological and astronomical symbol (yes, these are different things) for planet Mars. Watch Live Cams Now! No Registration Required - Free Uncensored Adult Chat. Start chatting with amateurs, exhibitionists, pornstars w/ HD Video & Audio.