People.com Celebrity Parents Emoji Designers Feature Pregnant Man in New Inclusive Additions to Represent Trans Pregnancies Emojipedia says the new Pregnant Man and Pregnant Person emoji "recognize that pregnancy is possible for some transgender men and non-binary people" By Benjamin VanHoose Benjamin VanHoose Twitter Benjamin VanHoose is an Associate Editor on the Movies team at PEOPLE. He's worked at PEOPLE for over three years as a writer and reporter across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial to the Oscars. He regularly covers red carpet events and has interviewed stars like Drew Barrymore, Ryan Reynolds and Kirsten Dunst. He previously worked as a copy editor at Topix Media Lab. People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 19, 2021 12:31 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Emojipedia (2) Newly proposed emoji designs seek to represent more types of pregnancies. On Thursday, reference website Emojipedia released its latest "draft emoji list" which encompasses suggested new designs to be implemented later this year after an approval process. The emoji developers shared "a look at what the next emoji update might bring" in honor of World Emoji Day on Saturday. The Pregnant Man and Pregnant Person emoji among the finalists "recognize that pregnancy is possible for some transgender men and non-binary people," and they are additions to the already available Pregnant Woman emoji (🤰). The list is not final — the Unicode Consortium, a nonprofit organization that oversees emoji standards across devices is set to approve new additions in September, with rollout on different platforms in the months after that. In a fan-voted poll for the most anticipated of the draft emoji, the winner was Melting Face, which shows a yellow smiley face pooling in mid-melt. Melting Face was at No. 1 with 13.7 percent of the vote, and Pregnant Man came in sixth with 5.3 percent of the vote. Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday. RELATED: Apple Introduces Slate of New Emojis, Including Heart on Fire and Updated Skin Tones In April, Unicode Consortium announced that it would delay the release of its version 14.0 due to the pandemic, moving it from March to September. "Under the current circumstances we've heard that our contributors have a lot on their plates at the moment and decided it was in the best interests of our volunteers and the organizations that depend on the standard to push out our release date. This year we simply can't commit to the same schedule we've adhered to in the past," Mark Davis, president of the Consortium, said in a statement at the time.