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Unicode Unmarried Partnership Character

Author: Sexual Diversity
Author Contact: Sexual Diversity (SexualDiversity.org)
Published: 4th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
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Summary: Information regarding the Unmarried Partnership Unicode symbol, including displaying and encoding codes for emails and websites.


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The Unmarried Partnership Unicode U+26AF character has no emoji version, and is intended to display only as a black-and-white glyph on most platforms. The Unmarried Partnership Symbol was approved as part of Unicode 4.1 in 2005.

Cohabitation is an arrangement where people who are not married, usually couples, live together. They are often involved in a romantic or sexually intimate relationship on a long-term or permanent basis. Such arrangements have become increasingly common in Western countries since the late 20th century, being led by changing social views, especially regarding marriage and gender roles.

An "Unmarried partner," also known as a domestic partner, is specifically defined as a person who shares a close personal relationship with the reference person.

At one point, marriage was important to a person's legal rights, particularly in a family law context. Over time, the law has changed to recognize that unmarried couples should have the same rights as married couples in similar situations.

The Unmarried Partnership Symbol symbol may look slightly different on various computers or web browsers. In addition, if the font in which the website displays the sign does not contain the symbol and there is no fallback font able to render it, you may not see it at all.

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Unmarried Partnership Symbol Codes

Unmarried Partnership Symbol Encoding
CSS \26AF
HTML (hex) ⚯
HTML (decimal) ⚯
UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9A 0xAF (#e29aaf)
Microsoft Windows Alt + 26AF

Other sexuality Unicode characters can be found in our Sexuality Unicode and Emoji Symbols category.

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• (APA): Sexual Diversity. (2022, November 4). Unicode Unmarried Partnership Character. SexualDiversity.org. Retrieved April 13, 2024 from www.sexualdiversity.org/edu/symbols/emoji/1060.php


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