A gathering of drag monarchs and transgender entertainers have approached Facebook to permit stage names instead of genuine names on the interpersonal organization.
An appeal supporting the change has pulled in more than 2,000 marks.
Facebook told the Media that its true name approach was intended to secure the group and expand responsibility.
Anyway the gathering contended that entertainers ought to be permitted to utilize stage names for reasons of security.
The appeal, set up via Seattle-based entertainer Olivia La Garce, peruses~ "In spite of the fact that our names may not be our "legitimate" original names, they are still a necessary piece of our characters, both generally and to our groups.
These names we know by ourselves.
Facebook has stood firm on the matter, telling the BBC that its true name approach made a more secure environment on the system - and that there were different ways the drag rulers could communicate.
"On the off chance that individuals need to utilize an option name on Facebook, they have a few distinctive alternatives accessible to them, including giving a nom de plume under their name on their profile, or making a Page particularly for that option persona.
"As a feature of our general guidelines, we ask that individuals who use Facebook give their true name on their profile."
The representative included that its strict true name strategy - clarified in subtle element in the site's help area - had implied it could help get serious about oppressive remarks made on the site.
Facebook's Pages is a gimmick ordinarily utilized for prominent open figures. It permits individuals to "like" an individual, as opposed to essentially turn into a companion connected through the system.
The entertainers contend that it is hard to raise the profile of a Page without paying Facebook cash to promote.
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