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[All Platforms][Other] Please make genderstar in german language optional

Hello Team,

as i wrote in the subject, i would like to request you to create a second kind of german language setting, one "traditional german" option and one "gender sensitve" option for those who like this more than the traditional german.

For me i have to say that the gender sensitive variant of the german language is really hard to read and gives with every star within the words an opstacle.

 

Thanks in advance and best regards

Thomas

Updated on 2023-03-30

Hey everyone,

 

It seems that this idea ended up in the wrong board accidentally, so we're bringing it back.

 

We're keeping the previous Case Closed status, as we don't have any immediate plans to implement this. As soon as we have any new information to share, rest assured we'll check back in here.

 

Take care.

Comments
Jacob
Status changed to: Closed - Not Enough Votes

Updated on 2021-03-23

Thank you for bringing your feedback to the Spotify Community!

Your suggestion didn’t quite reach 180 votes in 6 months. Users can still vote on this idea - if it gets enough votes, Spotify will still check it out and post a status update. You can read more about the idea process here.

Tintenburg

The majority of the German population rejects gendering in Germany.

Gender sexualises our language.

The grammar of the German language does not refer to the biological gender.

Gender * is used as a political polarization topic for ideologies.

I wish that Spotify behave neutrally and use the official German.
I therefore demand that gender * be used in Apps.

Chosen_of_mars

The Council for German Orthography has concluded that the genderstar is a mistake. Please remove it from the German language version of the program. 

marshmallow6

Hello Team,  as i wrote in the subject, i would like to request you to create a second kind of german language setting, one "traditional german" option and one "gender sensitve" option for those who like this more than the traditional german.

For me i have to say that the gender sensitive variant of the german language is really hard to read and gives with every star within the words an opstacle.

 

Thanks in advance and best regards.

Alex
Status changed to: New Suggestion

Updated on 2021-08-30

Hello @marshmallow6 

 

Thanks for submitting your idea to the Idea Exchange!

 

We've gone ahead and marked this as a new suggestion. Spotify Staff will look into this idea once it reaches the necessary amount of votes.

 

More info on how your feedback reaches Spotify via the Idea Exchange can be found here.

 

Cheers!

Luan
Status changed to: Closed - Not Enough Votes

Updated on 2021-11-30

Hello!

Your idea has been submitted a while ago but unfortunately hasn't gathered enough kudos yet. In order to keep an overview of the active ideas in this forum, we will close this idea for now. However, this does not mean that your idea has been declined by Spotify.

If you still feel strongly about your request, we encourage you to continue sharing it to get more kudos. Folks can still add their votes and comments in order to support it.

Do you have any further questions on how the idea exchange is managed? Just click here.

t0b3berli

Bumping. Can we have an update on this @Spotify? 

Or make us at least switch to English w/o having to change the device's language altogether.

Josepherus

I also find it very hard to read. The yearly wrap up Was horrible with all theses asterisks.

Or let us at least switch language to english.

Angvellon

If it is such a good feature, why not make it optional? I fear though it is not about user preference here, but instead about pushing an agenda, which wouldn't go well if it were optional.

Also, I find it odd that the idea needs the same amount of votes to be considered even though it is a very language specific issue, excluding the majority of Spotify user*esses from the start.

MartinKarim

Well, we canceled our Spotify Premium Account due to the intolerant behavior of the Spotify team, ignoring our wish to use the proper German language or at least the ability to switch to a different language.